Date: 5th October 2019 at 12:52pm
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Steve Bruce was always going to struggle to win over the but he really has not helped himself with the way he has managed his side in recent fixtures, especially the 5-0 defeat to last week. Bruce changed his defensive shape for that match, opting for a back-four rather than his usual back-three that uses wing-backs. As quoted by the Daily Mail, Bruce has said he is now going to switch back to his old tactics, that were already familiar to the due to using a similar system last season. Bruce’s comments are worrying because it is clear that he is struggling to get his tactics across to his players and it is understandable to see some supporters on Twitter venting their anger at the former boss. It’s confirming stuff that they were worried about when Bruce was hired. It’s been a long time since Bruce did anything impressive in his career and now it looks as though he is going to be in a relegation battle all season with the .

NothingButNewcastle has rounded up some of the best tweets below: