The Newcastle manager Alan Pardew’s position as manager was said to be “safe” last night, after meeting with Mike Ashley and others to review last season, which was a complete disaster in the Premier League.
Alan Pardew – will stay on as Newcastle manager
A club source has informed the Evening Chronicle that Pardew will not be sacked, after the meetings yesterday with the Newcastle owner.
A growing number of fans seem to disapprove of Alan Pardew as manager, and on twitter a couple of days ago, there was information being passed around that he would be sacked – but we always throught that was made up at a convenient time.
And before yesterday’s meetings, Alan Pardew revealed he had not yet talked about what new players he wanted with Ashley – but it seems Pardew wants at least one and maybe two players with Premier League experience brought in over the summer.
This is what Alan had said before yesterday’s meeting:
“I have never had that conversation with Mike.” “It doesn’t mean an old player, let’s get that straight. I mean an experienced player.”
“Theo Walcott must have played 250 games for Arsenal and he’s only 24. That’s the experience we lack.”
We reported yesterday after Tony Pulis was effectively fired from Stoke City – it was said to be a mutually agreed decision – that Alan is now the second longest-serving manager in the Premier League at about 30 months.
We hope to hear more of what was said in yesterday’s meeting but communication with the fans had never been a strong point at Newcastle, since Ashley took over six years ago.
Maybe Pardew will tell the reporters something ….
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