Reports increasingly suggest Newcastle will sack Steve McClaren by Monday

Sky sources say a decision has been made with Rafa Benitez linked with the job

BY Raf Diallo 15:42 Thursday 10 March 2016, 15:42 10 Mar 2016

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Sky sources say Newcastle manager Steve McClaren will be sacked before Monday's game against Leicester.

The former England boss took training as usual today, but is meeting with club officials this afternoon.

It is understood former Liverpool and Real Madrid manager Rafa Benitez is being lined up as his replacement.

 

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