Mills: Bruce exit from Newcastle United 'on the cards' after inside source update
Danny Mills has admitted he would not be surprised if Steve Bruce quit Newcastle United.
Speaking exclusively to Football Insider, the ex-Leeds United and England defender insisted the Newcastle manager’s job is “impossible”.
Football Insider exclusively revealed earlier this week (September 29) that Bruce is feeling “lower than ever before”.
A Newcastle source has added that the under-fire boss has even considered quitting the club for the first time.
The Magpies are winless in the Premier League after six games and are outside of the relegation places on goal difference alone.
Bruce took over at St. James’ Park in July 2019 after Rafa Benitez left the club.
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However, the boyhood Newcastle fan has been unable to win over the Toon Army as they yearn for a change of ownership.
“It was always going to be on the cards simply because of the pressure that he’s under, it really is tough for him,” Mills told Football Insider correspondent Connor Whitley.
“You think if he were to walk away would you be that surprised? Probably not, is the answer.
“You just have to wait and see what he decides to do but for sure, if were to walk away you wouldn’t be that surprised.
“It’s almost an impossible job at Newcastle United.”
Bruce has overseen 95 games in charge of Newcastle across all competitions and has won 29 of them – a win rate of 30.53 per cent.
The 60-year-old guided the northeast giants to a 13th-place finish in the Premier League last season.