The Newcastle United punters here in the Transfer Tavern have just rushed to the bar to collect themselves a celebratory drinks after it was announced that Steve McClaren has finally been given the boot.
The news was confirmed via the club’s official website, that the ex-England boss was given the boot this morning following lengthy discussions with the club hierarchy.
It leaves the Magpies with a void to fill ahead of Monday night’s crucial game against Leicester City, although it is thought that the club have already sounded out ex-Real Madrid manager Rafa Benitez over a move to St. James’ Park.
One die-hard Newcastle fans isn’t too fussed the McClaren has left the club and believes that his sacking gives the club a genuine chance of staying in the top flight.
Our landlord is in no mood to offer McClaren any sympathy either and believes he was a bad choice from the off, stating that his managerial credentials are average at very best.
Newcastle fans, where do you go from here? Can this move help you stay in the Premier League? Who do you want to take the reigns?