Jenas – Sir Bobby Robson “Put His Head On The Block For Me”

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Sir Bobby Robson “put his head on the block” by playing Jermaine Jenas regularly as a teenager at Newcastle United, the former Magpies midfielder believes.

Jenas turned down moves to Manchester United and Leeds United in order to head to Tyneside from Nottingham Forest for £5 million in February 2002 at the age of just 18.

Within a fortnight of arriving in the North East, then-Toon boss Robson handed Jenas a start against Sunderland in the Tyne-Wear derby...

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