Genesio has now ended up in China managing Beijing Guoan.
The former Lyon boss does not have the best record and was not liked by a lot of Lyon fans – so it would have been an odd move in my opinion, but then again could he be doing any worse than Steve Bruce?
Newcastle have had a tough start to the season with only one win and four goals from the first seven games but what is more worrying is the pathetic performances the Toon have turned in against Norwich City, Brighton & Hove Albion and most recently Leicester City.
As they probably believe anyone would be better than Bruce at the moment.
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