Report: Newcastle star wants appointment of permanent manager

Newcastle United's Jack Colback admits to the Shields Gazette that he would like to know who'll be in charge for the long term at St. James' Park.

Newcastle United midfielder Jack Colback has told the Shields Gazette that he is hoping the club's search for a permanent manager reaches its conclusion soon.

Newcastle have not won since Alan Pardew's departure from St. James' Park and Colback is of the opinion that the team's uncertainty over who will be guiding them in the future is a major reason for this. 

Colback admitted that he knew little about who the club had targeted to takeover from Pardew, but he doesn't want the situation to drag on for too much longer. 

“Maybe it would help if things were resolved one way or the other, because it’s never good when you don’t know what’s happening,” Colback said.

“That applies to the fans as well, because I’m sure they want to know what’s happening too. I’m sure the club will come to a decision and we’ll see what happens then.”

At the moment Remi Garde is the favourite to be announced as the Mapgies' new boss, although there are still rumours that John Carver, who is currently in temporary charge, could be given the chance to manage the side on a long-term basis. 

Whoever the North East outfit choose, they cannot afford to waste too much time thinking about it as the unrest grows. 

Newcastle are currently in 10th position in the Premier League table, but they could easily slip down the league unless they show an upturn in their form soon. 

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