- Cautious optimism at Newcastle that deal will be done
- Villarreal manager confirms he is aware of club’s interest
Unai Emery is close to returning to the Premier League as Newcastle’s new manager after the club’s Saudi Arabian-led owners identified the Villarreal coach as their preferred choice to succeed Steve Bruce.
Although negotiations concerning Emery’s proposed salary are ongoing, there is cautious optimism at St James’ Park that the former Sevilla, Arsenal and Paris Saint-Germain coach will be in place for the trip to Brighton on Saturday.
Written by Louise Taylor and Sid Lowe
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2021/nov/02/newcastle-close-to-landing-unai-emery-as-manager-from-villarreal under the title “Newcastle close to landing Unai Emery but manager insists ‘no offer’ made yet”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.