Report: Timeline emerges for appointment of Newcastle's long term manager

Newcastle United will make a decision over who will be their manager next season, after the final game against West Ham.

The Chronicle has reported that Newcastle United will not consider the appointment of their long term manager until after this season.

The paper states that Newcastle officials decided the best thing, after meetings last weekend, was to leave John Carver in charge to focus on the final three games of the season, with pressure on the Magpies to stay in the top flight.

Carver has overseen a terrible run of form at the club, with eight defeats in a row leaving the side with just a two point cushion above the bottom three.

The three games left are against West Brom, QPR and West Ham United, with a decision over whether Carver will keep his job set to be made after that game against the Hammers.

Everything changes for Newcastle if they aren’t able to avoid the drop down into the second flight of English football, with some of the individuals they may be considering for the position likely to be put off by Championship football.

Hopefully Newcastle can put some points on the board and get moving in the right direction.

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