PREMIER - Newcastle, a long list of candidates to replace Bruce
Steve Bruce remains at the helm in Newcastle, but for how long? We've collated all the updates, transfer rumours and linked managers into one feature - but here are some of the names floated in the national papers as potential replacements if Bruce is axed...
Frank Lampard is a leading contender to replace Bruce as Newcastle manager (The Sun and Daily Telegraph, October 12), as is former Dortmund manager Lucien Favre (Daily Telegraph, October 12).
And the new Newcastle owners are reportedly lining up Antero Henrique to be the club's new sporting director (Footmercato, October 12).
Newcastle's owners had also reportedly been considering a move for Ralf Rangnick, among a number of candidates, to become the sporting director (Daily Telegraph, October 11).
Assistant manager Graeme Jones is set to be in the St James' Park dugout for Sunday's home clash with Spurs, while Brighton boss Graham Potter is "in the frame" to take over from Bruce (Star on Sunday, October 10).
Rangersmanager Steven Gerrard is also reportedly in the frame to replace Newcastle boss Bruce (Daily Telegraph, October 8).
Newcastle's new owners want to bring Antonio Conte to the club, with the former Chelsea coach having parted ways with Inter after winning the Scudetto (La Gazzetta dello Sport, October 8).
Paulo Fonseca is another name on Newcastle's managerial shortlist after reportedly failing to reach agreement to join Tottenham over the summer (Mirror, October 9).