Report: Newcastle United may have to subsidise loan deal for Jack Colback

Jack Colback in action  during the Sky Bet Championship match between Newcastle United and Nottingham Forest at St James' Park on December 30, 2016 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

Newcastle United midfielder Jack Colback appears to have no future in the first-team at St. James' Park.

Jack Colback in action  during the Sky Bet Championship match between Newcastle United and Nottingham Forest at St James' Park on December 30, 2016 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

According to a report in the Shields Gazette, Newcastle United are struggling to get rid of Jack Colback, due to the size of his wages.

Colback is on a hefty salary at St. James’ Park, and Newcastle are finding it difficult to offload him on a permanent transfer.

Instead, they may be forced to pay some of Colback’s wages to get him off their books.

Newcastle player Jack Colback in action during the EFL Cup Round Two match between Newcastle United and Cheltenham Town at St. James Park on August 23, 2016 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

Newcastle could sanction a loan deal, as at the moment neither party are winning, by keeping Colback at St. James’ Park.

Colback has not even been registered for the MagpiesPremier League squad, so he cannot feature this term.

Jack Colback of Newcastle United in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Sunderland at St James' Park on March 20, 2016 in Newcastle upon Tyne,...

Newcastle are likely to find a whole host of clubs who are willing to loan Colback, if they do decide to make him available until the end of the season.

Although Colback has made little impact at Newcastle of late, he has proven to be a solid option in the second tier, and may have to take the step down to receive regular first-team football again.

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