The latest to rule themselves out of the running for the Newcastle Head Coach job is Paul Clement, assistant to Carlo Ancelotti at Real Madrid.

Previously working with Ancelotti at both PSG and Chelsea, Clement has enhanced his reputation since arriving at Real Madrid in summer 2013 and helping them to win the Champions League at the first attempt.

newcastle head coachAsked on Talksport today about the vacancy at St. James’ Park, Paul Clement had this to say;

“Newcastle United are a fantastic football club and I am very flattered to be linked with them, as well as other great clubs in England.

“However,  I am enjoying my experience in Madrid and I think it is best for me in the near future to stay here  and gain more experience, working with the great players at this great club.

“I would like to come home at some point to try to cut my cloth as a manager.”

***We are rolling out a host of improvements to the website in early 2015 and the first of these is that we have moved over to Livefyre, our new commenting system.

Setting up a Livefyre account is easy, all you need to do to get started is click Sign In below, then click Create An Account.  You then enter a unique Username (the name which will appear whenever you leave a comment), a Password and your Email Address and you are ready to go.

Alternatively you can sign in with your Twitter, Facebook, Google+ or Linkedn account.

Pull your friends into the conversation by clicking to share on Twitter and Facebook.

Don’t worry, we are in the process of transferring all previous comments into the new system and they will then show as well, so please be patient!

Rafa Personalised Gifts  -