Newcastle United fans on Twitter were left feeling confused after reports emerged as to who might be installed at St James’ Park as Rafa Benitez’s replacement.
The 38-year-old is currently out of work after being fired from MLS side Colorado Rapids in May – he was sacked after picking up just eight wins in his 46 games in charge.
He started his managerial career in 2008 at Real Maryland Monarchs and was there until 2010. Since then he has had spells with Newport County, Bahrain U23, Bahrain, New Zealand U23 and New Zealand before taking up his post with the Rapids.
The reports have left the Newcastle supporters feeling puzzled because it was not that long ago The Sun was reporting Jose Mourinho could be the next boss at St James’ Park.
Despite many of the fans not knowing much about Hudson, they do believe it would be typical of the club to go after someone out of a job so no compensation has to be paid. It is unlikely any appointment at this stage would appease the Newcastle fans.
Two or three separate reports already claiming Anthony Hudson is the man Newcastle chiefs want to replace Rafa Benitez. His managerial record reads: Real Maryland Monarchs, Newport County, Bahrain U23, Bahrain, New Zealand U23, New Zealand and Colorado Rapids.#NUFC
— Aaron Stokes (@AaronJStokes) June 24, 2019
— Jack Burt (@burt1995) June 24, 2019
— James Knowlson (@jimknowlson) June 24, 2019
Well that makes everything just fine, if only they had made everyone aware of this masterplan we would all be full of praise
— Tyrone (@TurkishTurnip) June 24, 2019
This day is getting worse and worse..
— Mark ⚫️⚪️ (@MarkMazzocchi) June 24, 2019
He is not wanted! Pass it on if anyone knows him. Cheers ????
— Andy (@_printsphoto) June 24, 2019
On an MLS managers salary, so Ashley will save about 5.9m a year
— gav485nufc (@saltylemon_nufc) June 24, 2019
Sounds like the perfect yes man for Ashley
— Alice (@Alicenufc9) June 24, 2019
international pedigree – sign him up
— Shane Kearley (@srkearley) June 24, 2019