Date: 4th July 2019 at 5:30pm
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OPINION

It would seem that Giovanni van Bronckhorst is a manager that many Newcastle fans would like to succeed Rafa in the St James’ Park hotseat after it was reported by Chronicle journalist Lee Ryder that the Dutchman is interested in the job. Van Bronckhorst, 44, is currently without a club after leaving Feyenoord at the end of last . During his spell at De Kuip, van Bronckhorst won Feyenoord’s first Eredivise title in 18 years and also lifted two Dutch Cup titles. He is a young manager who enjoyed has quite a successful start to his post-playing career, so maybe these Newcastle fans are right to drool over the possibility of him heading to St James’ Park this summer. Fans should not get too excited though. Mike Ashley has the potential to make a really horrific appointment to compile further misery on the Army after Benitez left. There’s as much chance of an return than there is of van Bronckhorst returning to English football to take charge of .

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