Sheffield Wednesday have actually reported Newcastle United to the Premier League over the appointment of their previous supervisor Steve Bruce.
Ex-Sunderland employer Bruce, 58, resigned as Wednesday manager last week following talks with the Magpies.
He was confirmed as Newcastle boss on a three-year offer, taking coaches Steve Agnew and Stephen Clemence with him.
The Owls, whose Championship campaign starts in 10 days, have yet to name a replacement for Bruce.
In a declaration, the Yorkshire club stated: “Following Newcastle United’s announcement on 17 July 2019 of its consultation of previous Sheffield Wednesday staff Steve Bruce, Steve Agnew and Stephen Clemence, the club confirms that it has today reported Newcastle United’s conduct to the Premier League.
” As the Premier League will now start and perform investigations into the club’s claims, the club will not be commenting further on this matter whilst such investigations are continuous.”
Former Manchester United protector Bruce handled Wednesday for 18 video games after he began operate in February following the departure of Jos Luhukay.
The Owls lost just 3 of those matches, completing 12 th in the Champion.
Bruce was a boyhood Magpies fan, and Newcastle are the 10 th club he has handled.