The report claims that current Belgium head coach Roberto Martinez is “the leading contender” to replace Bruce this summer.
This post then gathered a lot of replies from Toon fans, who were quick to share their thoughts on this latest report.
So, what did these Newcastle fans have to say in response to this latest news concerning Martinez and Bruce?
“Get him in”
“I like Martinez, would be a good choice”
“If we stay up that would be a cracking appointment mind”
“Get it done totally forgot about him but ad snap your hand off”
“I’m all for this Roberto Martinez & Graeme Jones’s black & white army #nufc #bruceout”
Looking at the replies to this post, it appears that these Newcastle fans would be happy to see Martinez replace Bruce this summer.
Would you like to see Roberto Martinez replace Steve Bruce this summer?
Given how Bruce has guided Newcastle to just being two points ahead of the relegation zone of the Premier League table with nine league games left to play, it’s understandable why these supporters would be delighted at seeing him leave the club at the end of the season.
Also, taking into account how Martinez has previously taken charge of 265 games in the Premier League as a manager, his experience managing in the top flight could put him in a good position to become Newcastle’s next manager if Bruce were to leave.