When fighting relegation is the expectation for the new season, bringing in new management represents a serious gamble. Three clubs with such an outlook have taken on such a bet, at a moment of increasingly high stakes. New managers rarely arrive at clubs in positions of strength and winning the hearts and minds of owners, players and fans comes only from the delivery of decent results and good football.
Each of West Ham, Leicester and Newcastle are at considerable risk with their new appointments....
Newcastle are considering a move for Benfica midfielder Filip Djuricic, sources have told ESPN FC.
Djuricic, 23, spent the second half of last season on loan at Southampton, making nine appearances, but the Saints decided not to make the move permanent.
The Serbia international finds himself down the pecking order at Benfica, who are open to the idea of either...
Newcastle endured an appalling season last time out, and new boss Steve McClaren is tasked with turning the club's fortunes around. Here's a look at what to expect from McClaren's men as we approach the new campaign.
After last season's near brush with relegation, fans want to see Newcastle giving it a proper go and getting the fans back onside with a few hard shifts.
The lack of quality cover is there for all to see at Newcastle. This was a big factor last season, and the...