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Houllier says Newcastle risk relegation with so many Frenchmen

Gerard Houllier feels Newcastle United are making a mistake signing so many French speakers.

The former Liverpool manager predicted Alan Pardew faces massive problems after recruiting so many players from France.

Houllier, now the global adviser at New York Red Bulls, said: "You can't stop the French speaking French. The dressing room will be unbalanced. There will be problems."

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