By Matt Porter For Mailonline
Published: 17:17 BST, 1 October 2019 | Updated: 17:17 BST, 1 October 2019
Steve Bruce has had a poor start to his tenure as Newcastle United manager, but the club nearly had a very different boss for this season.
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