Newcastle United fans react on Twitter to John Carver comeback claims

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A look at how Newcastle fans reacted to John Carver's claims he wants to manage the club again one day.

John Carver has told The Telegraph he wants the Newcastle United job back, and it is safe to say fans are not amused.

Carver was fired after his short stint in charge, and replaced by Steve McClaren, and while the former coach is not eyeing an immediate comeback, he believes he can be of service in the future.

He said: "I've got a point to prove, to myself and to the fans of Newcastle. Not all of them because the majority have been very, very good, but to the people who were critical. I’m a winner, I’m not a quitter. Why can’t, in the future, I go away, be successful and return to Newcastle as manager under different circumstances? I’ve been back to the football club a few times and it would be a great story to do so again."

His claims that he is a 'winner' is however at direct odds with the evidence of his spell in charge of the Toon.

The club went on a disastrous losing streak, and went from being on the edge of finishing in the top 10, to nearly getting relegated, only saving their skin with a final day of the season win over West Ham.

The players failed to buy into Carver's management style, and there was a public fallout with Mike Williamson which he later admitted was embarrassing for all.

Carver knows he will have to go an prove himself elsewhere to be worthy of another stint, and his determination is admirable, but right now the wounds from his spell in charge are too raw.

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