Karren Brady responds to Steve McClaren’s crisis comment

Steve McClaren

Karren Brady comments on Newcastle United’s current situation.

West Ham United vice-chairman Karren Brady has given her take on Newcastle United’s current situation in her football diary in The Sun.

Newcastle are second from bottom in the Premier League table at the moment and have also been knocked out of the League Cup this season.

The fans are not happy with the situation and are fearing the worst, but Magpies head coach Steve McClaren does not believe that there is a crisis.

"People say it's a crisis and it's getting very close to it,” McClaren told BBC Sport. “We deserve to be criticised.”

West Ham vice-chairman Brady has given her take on the situation at Newcastle and wrote in her football diary in The Sun (Friday, September 25): “Manager Steve McClaren defines Newcastle’s current state as ‘close to a crisis’.

“After matches against Chelsea and Man City in the next seven days, his problems might well be upgraded from orange to red.”

The situation is bad at Newcastle, but it is not irreversible and things can improve in the coming months.

McClaren is a very good coach, and the fans should have faith in him and in his ability to solve the current problems.

Newcastle will take on Chelsea at St. James’ Park in the Premier League later today.

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