Working under Newcastle owner Mike Ashley won't worry Neil Redfearn

Leeds United care-taker Manger Neil Redfearn looks on at the start of the Sky Bet Championship match between AFC Bournemouth and Leeds United at Goldsands Stadium on September 16, 2014 in...

Newcastle are reportedly set to appoint Neil Redfearn as under-23 boss.

Leeds United care-taker Manger Neil Redfearn looks on at the start of the Sky Bet Championship match between AFC Bournemouth and Leeds United at Goldsands Stadium on September 16, 2014 in...

Newcastle United are reportedly set to appoint Neil Redfearn as the club's new under-23 manager, report The Mail.

The Toon are an unpredictable club at the best of times, with fans forever calling for owner Mike Ashley to sell up.

First team boss Rafa Benitez is considering walking away, The Mail report.

 

If there is a coach who is prepared for a club which is out of the ordinary, then it's Redfearn.

Redfearn worked under one of the most notorious owners in recent English football history at Leeds United.

He was hired by Massimo Cellino twice, once as interim boss, and once permanently, before being sacked.

Massimo Cellino President and Director of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Fulham at Elland Road on December 13, 2014 in Leeds, England.

He was forced to oversee the recruitment of players he didn't want, deal with a player rebellion, and countless behind the scenes dramas.

His account of working under Cellino for Training Ground Guru is a remarkable read.

So whatever lies ahead at Newcastle, for good or bad, Redfearn should be ready.

Leeds manager Neil Redfearn looks on ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Leeds United at Madejski Stadium on February 10, 2015 in Reading, England.

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