By Frank McAvennie

19th Sep, 2021 | 1:00pm

'Disastrous' Bruce has two games to save his job at Newcastle - pundit

Frank McAvennie claims Steve Bruce has two games to save his job after Newcastle failed to beat Leeds United.

The former West Ham hitman, speaking exclusively to Football Insider, insisted something has to give at St James’ Park.

A moment of magic from Allan Saint-Maximin earned Newcastle a draw against Leeds on Friday night.

This gave Newcastle their second point of the season but also means they remain winless in the Premier League.

Bruce was targeted with abuse by some sections of home fans on Friday as he remains deeply unpopular with many supporters.

Newcastle face Watford and Wolves away from home before the next set of international fixtures and McAvennie claims Bruce must win at least one of those games to keep his job.

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“If they don’t win before the international break, that could be trouble,” McAvennie told Football Insider correspondent Ben Wild.

“That’s the time when something happens. The club needs change, I’ve said it before.

“Ashley needs to sell but if the club is in danger of going down then the manager has to go.

“No wins after five isn’t good enough it’s a very poor start.

“If they don’t win those games in the next few weeks there could be a disaster brewing.”

Since last December’s 5-2 loss to Leeds at Elland Road, Newcastle have only won seven Premier League games.

It was only a late flurry of wins, inspired by loan signing Joe Willock, that kept the club in the Premier League.

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