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Newcastle ‘considers Gennaro Gattuso as next manager after talks with super agent Jorge Mendes’

Newcastle ‘considering appointing former AC Milan and Napoli manager Gennaro Gattuso as their next manager following talks with super agent Jorge Mendes’

  • High-profile coaches ‘put off’ Toon’s work because of his current position in the drop zone
  • Gennaro Gattuso is willing to join a short-term deal to help in the relegation battle
  • Graeme Jones was placed in provisional charge following the departure of Steve Bruce


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Former AC Milan, Rangers and Italy midfielder Gennaro Gattuso is the latest high profile name Newcastle ‘considering’ to become their next manager.

Italian media TuttoMercatoWeb claims super agent Jorge Mendes has been ‘pushing’ for the former Milan and Napoli boss to take over Magpies.

And the report claims that their current position in the bottom three of the Premier League ‘discourages a high-profile coach’ from joining them now.

Gennaro Gattuso is the latest high-profile coach 'considered' by Newcastle

Gennaro Gattuso is the latest high profile coach ‘considered’ by Newcastle

Gattuso, who has been out of work since leaving Napoli last season, is keen to join a short-term deal in a bid to get the club out of trouble.

Sportsmail Last week he reported that Roberto Martínez is also in the frame to be the next coach.

The new Saudi-led property parted ways with previous boss Steve Bruce in October and put interim manager Graeme Jones in charge.

Agent Jorge Mendes (right) has been 'pushing' for the Milan legend to take over The Magpies

Agent Jorge Mendes (right) has been 'pushing' for the Milan legend to take over The Magpies

Agent Jorge Mendes (right) has been ‘pushing’ for the Milan legend to take over The Magpies

The Magpies have now seen Martinez as the ideal candidate to take over St James’ Park, as he has a £ 2 million release fee.

Jones and Martinez worked together in Swansea City, Wigan Athletic, Everton and also in the early stages of their reign in Belgium.

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