Date: 17th July 2019 at 6:30pm
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Newcastle fans have been reacting on social media after former England international Danny Mills said the fans are unrealistic.

Talking to Alan Brazil on talkSPORT’s Sports Breakfast show he said: “The fans expectations for the club are completely at the other end of the spectrum of what the owner wants.

“The Newcastle supporters are fanatical, but that does not give them a divine right to be in the top-six.

“The Newcastle fans’ expectations are a little bit too high, it has been a long long time since they were challenging for things.”

Before Steve Bruce was officially confirmed as manager by the club, Mills said he would be a safe appointment and is probably what they need.

It is a strange position that the fans find themselves in, many of them are against Bruce taking over at St James’ Park, yet they are renowned for celebrating ‘own of their own.’ Sir Bobby Robson was welcomed to the club with open arms, it would be safe to say Bruce will not.

It was always going to be difficult taking on the reins after Rafa Benitez. But living up to fans’ expectations now looks like an even more challenging task, given their anger and disappointment with the club.

Some Newcastle fans took to Twitter to share their views on Mills’ comments…

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