Newcastle United journalist Liam Kennedy insists that Steve Bruce’s job at the club is safe despite pundits suggesting that he could come under pressure this season.
The Magpies endured a mixed season last term, going through a number of peaks and troughs, and ultimately ended the season in mid-table.
John Terry has been suggested as a potential replacement for Bruce but Kennedy insists that the former Aston Villa coach, who left the club at the end of the season, is not likely to have a vacancy to fill at St James’ Park.
Should Steve Bruce be Newcastle's manager moving forwards?
Newcastle began their season with a 4-2 defeat to West Ham United, despite twice taking the lead at home.
The Hammers enjoyed an electric second half, with Tomas Soucek and Michail Antonio handing David Moyes’ side all three points.
But Kennedy claims that Bruce’s job is safe for the time being.
He said: “John Terry ever going to Newcastle as manager? Why not? But what I would say is I think Steve Bruce is safe in his job.
“There’s a lot of people who think the fans will probably get him sacked and things like that, but I think, no, while he remains keeping Newcastle United relatively safe, then I think Steve Bruce is pretty safe in his role.”
Newcastle are next in action against Aston Villa this weekend before taking on Burnley in the EFL Cup.
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