Report: Colback and Janmaat disagree over impact of manager situation

Newcastle United

Newcastle United's managerial search appears to have affected some players than others.

Newcastle United's Daryl Janmaat has taken a different opinion to his teammate, Jack Colback, about the impact that a managerial appointment would have on the squad.

The Magpies are still searching for someone to take charge, after Alan Pardew left for Crystal Palace, and Colback told the Shields Gazette he believed that this was one of the reasons for their poor form.

Newcastle have not won since Pardew's departure, but Janmaat wasn't so ready to blame their slump on the uncertainty over who would guide them in the future.

"It doesn’t affect us," he admitted to the Shields Gazette, before going on to suggest that he would be happy to see John Carver, who is in temporary charge at the moment, appointed permanently. 

"If it is (John Carver), it’s good. We like him. I think he can do a good job."

Carver is amongst the front-runners to land the job at St. James' Park, but Remi Garde remains the bookies' favourite.

The Frenchman, who made his name when managing Lyon, has been identified as a leading candidate to takeover at the North East club, according to the Guardian.

Newcastle are currently in 10th position in the Premier League table and whoever is given the job will be looking to guide them to greater heights in the second half of the season. 

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