Ajax boss Frank De Boer rules out Newcastle United job once again

Newcastle have not yet replaced former boss Alan Pardew.

Newcastle United were defeated by Southampton at St James Park yesterday as their recent slip continues. It also means that they are just four points and one place ahead of Crystal Palace in the league - where former Newcastle boss Alan Pardew is of course the new manager.

With Newcastle struggling without a new manager at the helm, they are being linked with plenty of potential replacements.

One such man is Frank De Boer and he has commented on those rumours this weekend.

He told De Tafel van Kees, as translated by Football-Oranje, that he will not be leaving Ajax until the end of the season, if he decides to depart:

“I have also read about interest from Newcastle, but I have not heard anything myself.

“I have told my agent that he doesn’t need to let me know about interest from clubs now because I am not going to leave prematurely.”

It is of course not the first time De Boer has addressed the rumour. He told Voetbal International earlier this month that Newcaastle had 'fantastic supporters' and were a 'sleeping giant'. But he ruled out a move from his beloved Ajax.

So it seems that De Boer was merely reiterating his previous point. He is currently in a title fight with Ajax in the Eredivisie, with eternal enemies PSV Eindhoven, and is not ready to bail on his club just yet.

Newcastle are also said to be considering former Lyon boss Remi Garde and Saint-Etienne manager Christophe Galtier, according to The Daily Mail.

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