St James’ Park side set to get their man.
Newcastle United look set to appoint former England national team coach Steve McClaren as their new manager according to the Daily Express.
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The 54 year old left Derby County earlier this month after failing to secure a play-off spot for the Rams, having guided the club to a play-off final the previous campaign, and is set to replace John Carver in the St James’ Park hot-seat.
The Magpies retained their Premier League status on the final day of the season, winning 2-0 in their final match against West Ham, and were also said to be interested in appointing former Arsenal midfielder Patrick Vieira as their new boss.