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Newcastle fans react as Clarence Seedorf is linked with Magpies job

Xabi Alonso tackling Clarence Seedorf

He is quite literally massive, possibly too big for those Newcastle shirts, so they might as well get him in a suit.

It's pretty safe to say things haven't entirely gone to plan for Newcastle United this season - especially after Mike Ashley's frank comments at the end of the last campaign.

New boss Steven McClaren was subsequently given £50million to spend on new players, bringing in the likes of Georginio Wijnaldum, Aleksandar Mitrovic and Florian Thauvin.

However, while Wijnaldum has found his feet in the Premier League, the rest of the squad have struggled, with the Magpies picking up just two wins and only ten points so far this season.

And things didn't get much better for Newcastle when Claudio Ranieri's high-flying Leicester City side visited St James' Park on Saturday afternoon. The Foxes ran through the hosts, with goals from Jamie Vardy, Leonardo Ulloa and Shinji Okazaki rounding off a pretty abject performance by Newcastle.

With the pressure mounting on McClaren, a few names have started to be thrown around as a potential replacement - but none more surprising than ex-AC Milan hero and general MASSIVE footballer, Clarence Seedorf - as reported by the Chronicle.

The Dutchman had a previously unsuccessful stint in charge of the Rossoneri in 2014. Newcastle fans were pretty vocal on Twitter, with some wondering if Seedorf could still play rather than manage. Here's how they reacted to the rumour...

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