Newcastle United’s potential new owners are apparently preparing to offer former manager Kevin Keegan a possibility to go back to the club as an ambassador.
Newcastle United are apparently lining up a go back to St James’ Park for former manager Kevin Keegan ought to their proposed takeover go through.
Amanda Staveley‘s P.I.F consortium are currently waiting for the Premier League’s judgment on their proposition to buy the Magpies, with a decision anticipated in the coming weeks.
The Mirror reports that the new owners are keen to create goodwill early in their period and strategy to hand an olive branch to Keegan by using him an ambassadorial role.
Keegan is a popular figure on Tyneside having actually invested 2 stints in charge of the club, in addition to a two-year spell as a player towards completion of his profession.
The two-time Ballon d’Or winner was nicknamed ‘The Messiah’ by the Newcastle fans, however he second spell as manager pertained to an early end after he fell out with out of favor owner Mike Ashley
Keegan swore never ever to go back to St James’ Park while Ashley supervised, however the sale of the club would provide him the chance to return and the new owners are keen to benefit from his appeal.
In overall, Keegan organized 273 games as Newcastle boss, winning 145 of them.