Newcastle Hire Shearer As New Manager
Newcastle have acted quickly in hiring their new manager and it is none else than arguable the best player ever to lace them up the Magpies, Alan Shearer. This may upset some Newcastle fans due to his previous stint of manager at the club where he only manager in 8 games coming in to finish off their 2009 campaign, in those 8 games he had 1 win, 2 draws and 5 losses. But with his hometown club in dire circumstances and more time on his hands for turn this into his team there is a lot of hope surrounding the Magpies with this new appointment.
In an interview earlier today he answered some questions for the press:
"What will be your first priority now that you are now manager of Newcastle United?"
My first priority here will be to sit down with every player and see who wants to stay here for long run and who wants to move on from the club.
"How quickly do you think you can take this club back into the Premier League?"
"I think it should be our number one priority to get promoted right away for numerous reasons including the fact that we need the finances that the Premier League bring as well as the mere fact that we are Newcastle United and we belong to play in the Premier League."
"Will you be giving any youth a chance in the first team this year? If so have you thought about who these players might be?"
"Yes, it is very much in my plans to give the youth a chance in the first team this upcoming to season as we are looking to build for the future. Some of the players to look out for are, Jamaal Lescelles, Rolando Aarons as well as Callum Roberts. One more question.
"Have you identified any transfer targets moving forward?
"As of right now I have not. A lot of the players that we will bring in will depend on who decides to leave the club so until we know who is leaving I do not know who I want to bring in at this point in time. Thanks you everyone for coming out today and I look forward to taking this club to great heights one again. Cheers."
Hopefully new boss Alan Shearer and bring some special moments back to Newcastle as a manager this time instead of a player, here are some his best moments as a Magpie.