Don Hutchison urges boyhood club Newcastle to repeat history by appointing Jose Mourinho

Manager Jose Mourinho has been sacked by Chelsea today.

Chelsea today confirmed on their official website that they have parted company with beleaguered manager Jose Mourinho by mutual consent.

The Blues went in to the season as title favourites having clinched the Premier League crown last term, but it's been a disastrous campaign for Chelsea so far.

With nine defeats from the first 16 Premier League games, Chelsea sit just one point clear of the relegation zone, and owner Roman Abramovich has taken action by parting ways with Mourinho for the second time.

Many fans are now wondering what's next for 'The Special One', but one pundit hopes a trip to St. James' Park is on the horizon.

Gateshead-born Premier League pundit Don Hutchison, who turned out for the likes of Liverpool, West Ham, Everton and Sunderland, is a lifelong Newcastle fan, and admitted on Twitter earlier today that he wants to see Mourinho lured to Tyneside.


Hutchison wants to see Newcastle repeat history by making a huge appointment, as they did with Kevin Keegan back in 1992, where the Magpies became title contenders under their former striker.

Current manager Steve McClaren has come in for criticism this season, but with two wins on a row against Liverpool and Tottenham - two teams challenging for the top four - there is renewed hope that Newcastle can drag themselves away from the relegation zone.

With McClaren's position seemingly not under threat, there appears to be little chance of Newcastle replacing him, and much less chance of them managing to lure Mourinho even if they did - and given his torrid record at St. James' Park, maybe it wouldn't be such a good idea anyway!

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