“Reports in the press this morning that Joe Kinnear is to be appointed as Newcastle United manager are not true.
The position remains that the Club is still in the market to be sold and is still negotiating with prospective buyers.”
It’s particular behaviour really, all things considered. It’s difficult to know what to read into it but why would the club feel inclined to refute spurious rumours all of a sudden? They undoubtedly realise what the reaction would be to such an appointment but then so much cr*p has been written recently they’d have to keep coming out with these statements on a regular basis. And do they really care how the fans feel or what we’re thinking? Surely, they’re just trying to get out of dodge asap?
Again, can’t get my head round it really. Could mean nothing but just seems a bit random?
It could be to keep the waters calm on the sale and prevent upsetting any negotiations or potential interest?
As ever, who knows?