Newcastle United boss John Carver’s exciting comments raise two key points

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Newcastle United manager John Carver says that investment will be made in the summer, and that he is involved in the selection of targets.

John Carver has told The Chronicle that Newcastle United will invest in players in the summer transfer window.

The Newcastle manager has revealed that he has been informed about summer plans by the club’s managing director Lee Charnley, who has in turn spoken to owner Mike Ashley.

“I’ve spoken to Lee Charnley and he has spoken to Mike,” Carver told The Chronicle. “They acknowledged the fact we are a little bit short at the back and in particular centre-back.

“But there is a process in place. I’ve been involved in that process in the last few weeks. We have another meeting in a fortnight with Lee and Graham Carr to talk about the future.

“To talk about investment in the summer, there is going to be investment and I can tell you that because I’ve seen who we are looking at. There is a lot of work going on behind the scenes.”

Good news for Newcastle United fans

The current Newcastle squad is good enough only for a mid-table finish, and it seems that the club bosses have realised that.

Signing players in the summer transfer window will suggest that the Magpies are keen on progressing as a club and moving further up in the Premier League table.

However, just signing a centre-back is not going to solve all the problems; Newcastle will need to hold onto their key players, especially star midfielder Moussa Sissoko.

John Carver to remain as Newcastle United manager?

Carver makes it clear that he is involved in choosing the players Newcastle will sign in the summer, a strong suggestion that he is going to remain in charge of the first team next season.

The 50-year-old’s current contract with the Premier League outfit runs out in the summer, and no new deal is in place.

However, the revelation that the Englishman has been “involved” in the process of picking the players Newcastle want to sign in the summer is an indication that he could be kept on for next season.

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