Newcastle United look to be closing in on an announcement concerning the club’s next manager.
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John Carver won only two matches out of 18 as the Magpies hurtled towards the drop zone last season. While they ultimately survived, it’s hard to imagine that Alan Pardew’s former number two has done enough to secure the job first time.
However, Mike Ashley looks to be closing in on an appointment, with reports this weekend suggesting that the club have a target in mind.
In this feature, we run down the main candidates to take the role full-time this summer.