Newcastle’s transfer for Steve Bruce has hit a snag, with Sheffield Wednesday holding out for a price far larger than initially anticipated, Sky sources perceive.
The St James’ Park membership have been in talks with Bruce for 24 hours as they give the impression of being to interchange Rafael Benitez with the 58-year-old.
Newcastle had hoped to nominate Bruce with a compensation fee of round £1m, however Wednesday proprietor Dejphon Chansiri is holding out for considerably greater than that – as per Bruce’s rolling contract.
The whole determine would additionally embrace the compensation required to take Bruce’s assistants Steve Agnew and Stephen Clemence to the North East.
Sky Sports activities Information understands Bruce stays very eager to take over the membership he grew up supporting, though he’s scheduled to take his Wednesday facet to Lincoln Metropolis for a pleasant at Sincil Financial institution on Saturday.
The Newcastle squad journey to China for the Premier League Asia Trophy on Saturday, with caretakers Ben Dawson and Neil Redfearn in command of staff affairs.
Former Liverpool Ladies supervisor Redfearn solely joined Newcastle in May, changing Peter Beardsley as boss of the membership’s U23 facet.