Leading NRL journalist James Hooper has revealed that premiership-winning coach Michael Maguire is among three potential candidates who could replace under-fire Knights coach Adam O’Brien.
Hooper said he wouldn’t be shocked if a change comes soon, with the Knights sitting on five wins through 14 games this season after missing out on finals football the previous year.
He revealed there have been three names so far who continue to come up in conversations surrounding the top job in Newcastle.
“The roster is better than the results suggest, and I think for that very reason his (Adam O’Brien) position will be scrutinised and he is under pressure,” Hooper said on Triple M’s Sunday Sin Bin.
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