NEWCASTLE are reportedly in chaos AGAIN after Dwight Gayle had a training ground bust up with coach Graeme Jones.
And Steve Bruce is also said to have criticised Isaac Hayden for his marking of Cristiano Ronaldo which ‘did not go down well’.
Gayle and Jones went head-to-head earlier this week with both men shouting ‘It’s all about you’, according to the Mail.
Captain Jamal Lascelles was reportedly forced to step in to seperate the pair.
Jones is also on England’s staff and that appeared to be a bone of contention.
The coach criticised Gayle and said: “It’s all about you Gayley”. And the striker retorted with: “It’s been all about you since you’ve been with England.”
A Mail source said: “This can happen between players, but when management are involved it’s never a good sign.
“There are some p***ed off players.”
Sources close to the squad have reportedly suggested the players remain united but are not happy with Bruce and his methods.
The latest in a long stream of disagreements is said to have come when Bruce dug out Hayden for failing to track Ronaldo’s run before he scored during the Toon’s 4-1 defeat at Old Trafford.
The Mail source reportedly said: “Isaac was like, ‘He’s the fastest player in the country’. He also made the point he’s not a defender.
“The lads thought the manager’s comments were unfair.”
There is also said to be ill-feeling surrounding a ‘lack of training structure’.
Concerns were raised last season about excessive days off with the most recent debacle coming in the international break.
Bruce reportedly spent four nights in Portugal and only arrived back on Tuesday afternoon despite some players reporting for training in the morning.
Newcastle maintain Bruce was always due to return later in the day.
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