Plenty of Newcastle United fans are lauding RB Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann after he was revealed to be on the managerial shortlist at St. James’ Park by Guillem Balague.
As per the Spanish journalist’s YouTube channel (via ChronicleLive), Balague revealed that Mauricio Pochettino, Rafa Benitez and Max Allegri are also contenders to take over from Steve Bruce at the Tyneside club, should the proposed takeover go through.
Nevertheless, it was Nagelsmann that caught the eye of many members of the Toon faithful. Indeed, the 32-year old is an exciting managerial prospect, especially with what he has achieved in Germany so far.
Nagelsmann is currently the Leipzig boss and has managed 36 of their games, with the team winning 21 of those, drawing 10 and losing just five, scoring 86 goals and conceding 40, according to Transfermarkt.
With the names shortlisted alongside him, it is perhaps a high accolade that so many Magpies would like him to take charge in the North East next season if the takeover is successful.
Which one of the managers shortlisted would you like to take over?
These NUFC supporters lauded the German on Twitter, with one fan branding him a ‘genius’:
Nagelsmann would be the dream
— Jaime Hopkins (@Jaimehop32) May 6, 2020
— Alan ⚫⚪⚫⚪⚫⚪⚫ (@geordiescaley) May 6, 2020
Would be my choice if all goes through. IF in capitals
— DWO ⚽⛳ (@DWO1985) May 6, 2020
Hes the best young manager in europe
— Jack Chaytor (@jchaytor16) May 6, 2020
Yes definitely very impressed with him
— Mark Choake (@markchoake) May 6, 2020
For the ppl who dont know this guy, do some research! One of, if not THEE best young manager in europe. High pressing, tactical genius and tipped for the biggest of futures!
— stevie (@stevie80051883) May 6, 2020
Arguably the most exciting of them all
— TalkNUFC (@TalkNUFC1) May 6, 2020
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