Former striker suggests Peter Beardsley should have been appointed at Newcastle

Ex-Newcastle United player Micky Quinn says his old club have to be reorganised over the summer.

Former Newcastle United striker Micky Quinn explained in his column for the Chronicle that he feels Peter Beardsley should have been put in charge of the first team and not John Carver.

Quinn has also suggested that there needs to be an overhaul and restructure of things at St James Park from the very top of the club all the way down to the bottom.

Newcastle are staring down the barrel and whether they stay in the Premier League or not ahead of next year, there are big questions to be answered by those in power at the club.

“In truth the club needs to be reorganised from top to bottom,” he wrote.

“Maybe the club should have put Peter Beardsley in charge and it might have put a different perspective on it, but that’s just my personal view.”

The hypothetical question of whether Beardsley could have done a better job is a difficult one to answer.

He’s been effective in his role in charge of the under-21 side, but the pressure and context of Premier League football is completely different.

Carver was appointed with a background of having been the assistant boss of the first team so there is clear logic behind him replacing former manager Alan Pardew.

The important point regardless of who was and who will be appointed, is that Newcastle learn their lessons and communicate with their fans in a clear and precise manner, which leaves everyone with feelings of clarity rather than anger and confusion.

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