Channel ESPN compiled a list of candidates for the new Newcastle head coach. New Forty investors choose between Mauricio Pochettino, Massimiliano Allegri, Lucien Favre and Rafael Benitez. Last year, Argentine Pochettino led Tottenham to the Champions League final, but was fired from the London club on November 19 after five years of fruitful work. Former coach Juventus and Milan Italian Allegri, who won 6 times scudetto, earlier the British press has already “wooed” at Newcastle. The Swiss Favre is currently working in Dortmund Borussia, while the Spaniard Rafael Benitez is at Dalian Yifan in China. It is worth noting that Benitez previously coached Newcastle from 2016 to 2019 years. He could not save the team from relegation to the championship, but on the first attempt he returned “forty” to the Premier League in 2017. In the next two seasons, the club from the north of England took 10th and 13th places. Recall that Mike Ashley, who has owned Newcastle United since 2007, agreed to sell the club for £ 350 million to a group of investors led by British business lady Amanda Saudi Arabia’s State Investment Fund. Arabian investors are willing to allocate £ 200 million for transfers, according to the British press. After 29 rounds, the team coached by Steve Bruce takes 13th place in the Premier League, gaining 35 points.