Breaking: Official club statement Pardew given permission to speak to Palace
Alan Pardew has been given permission to speak to Crystal Palace regarding the vacant manager’s job.
Following his non-appearance at the post-Everton press conference, speculation mounted that Pardew could be leaving Newcastle.
The club releasing an official statement saying that a compensation figure had been agreed, with speculated figures by various media of at least £2m.
NUFC also confirming that John Carver will take training on Tuesday with Pardew absent.
Newcastle United can confirm that Crystal Palace have made a formal approach requesting permission to speak to Alan Pardew in relation to their vacant managerial position. Crystal Palace have offered compensation at a level whereby Alan has now been permitted to speak to them.
As a result of this development today Alan will not be at training on Tuesday. Training will be the responsibility of assistant manager John Carver.
The club will make a further announcement in due course.
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