Has Rolando Aarons just revealed Newcastle United's biggest problem?

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The youngster has been discussing an apparent lack of change at the club.

Rolando Aarons may have indirectly revealed what's going wrong at Newcastle United, according to the Chronicle.

Discussing Magpies boss John Carver, the 19-year-old admitted that nothing has really changed since Alan Pardew left St James' Park.

Indeed, the 50-year-old uses more or less the same approach and methods as the former Newcastle boss, according to the winger.

"JC is good. He’s been there since I came into the club and nothing has really changed too much since the gaffer - Alan Pardew - left," Aarons said.

The Newcastle starlet's quotes, of course, could simply be taken at face value as nothing major. Not much has changed: continuity is good.

But Carver himself has been at pains to emphasise how different he is from Pardew. Has Aarons, in fact, confirmed the exact opposite and what many Newcastle fans have observed since he took the job?

Carver said in February: “I’ve done some things different on the team meetings, how I’ve worked with the players is slightly different. I am my own man."

Very little, though, appears to have actually changed. If the Magpies boss wants to really make an impact on this team and improve his chances of staying at St James' Park in the long term, he needs to stamp his own methods onto the Tyneside outfit.

But, as the 19-year-old says, things haven't really changed since Pardew left. And that much has been evident on the pitch. It's the same old average, unambitious and bland Newcastle. If anything, Pardew has shown a much different side to himself at Crystal Palace - while Carver looks more like the old Newcastle boss than the man himself.

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