Today, Steve McClaren has given an interview to the club website where he sounds a lot like Alan Pardew did previously, whether by design or inexperience of working for this owner
"I've been sat down with Graham (Carr), Lee (Charnley) and Bob (Moncur), going through what the plans are, what the Club has been doing, the current squad, targets and assessing things.
"We have to build some momentum and then keep that going, and that is what we are trying to do. Behind the scenes we are working very, very hard to make sure we are ready for the new season."Unfortunately, We've heard all this before. Remember in December when the club website told us
To repeat, they "Never envisaged" bringing anyone in. Why did the club website tout the hard work being done to bring new faces to the club then? Obviously for the same reason a similar yarn is being spun right now.
Evidence like this exposes (yet again) the will of the club to brazenly mislead fans about the level of ambition they have, and makes an absolute mockery of subsequent claims from Charnley that fans