Players at Newcastle United are said to have been ‘disgusted‘ at the leaking of Karl Darlow being dropped before their 1-1 home draw against Wolves.
As per the Daily Mail, the 30-year-old goalkeeper had not been informed of the decision and found out through the media, and the players believe that Steve Bruce leaked the news to the press.
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Despite Darlow challenging Bruce over the report, the former Aston Villa and Sunderland boss denied leaking the story.
The Mail have also reported of a training ground bust-up between Bruce and Matt Ritchie in which the manager was said to have physically confronted his player and barged into him after the former AFC Bournemouth ace called him a ‘coward’.
Newcastle in turmoil
It seems as if everything is far from rosy in the garden at the moment at St. James’ Park.
The North East club are currently a mere three points off of the drop zone after 26 games (BBC Sport), with a real chance of getting relegated from the Premier League down to the EFL Championship.
The pressure is clearly mounting on both Bruce and his players to deliver results from now until the end of the 2020/21 term and it is perhaps not a surprise to hear of the fallouts on Tyneside.
Nonetheless, they will have to put everything behind them now and group together to fight for their place in the top flight for another season.
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