Newcastle boss faces sack if they lose Bournemouth this weekend

Newcastle United boss Steve McClaren is set to face the sack if his side lose to Bournemouth on Saturday, according to reports from The Sun.

The Magpies are on a miserable run of results, winning only one out of their last five games and are currently in 19th place, albeit tied on points with Sunderland in 17th.

And their poor campaign has seen the Toon hierarchy losing patience with the former England manager, and may axe him if they are defeated by the Cherries at St. James’ Park this weekend.

The board are extremely disappointed that despite their huge investment in new players in the summer and the January transfer window, they’ve failed to find any consistency and could go down for the second time in the Premier League era.

If McClaren is released from his position, former Manchester United and Everton manager David Moyes is in line to take over the role in an attempt to save the club from relegation.