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Ian Cathro will sign a contract on Tuesday and be belatedly announced as officially Steve McClaren’s assistant.
Newcastle are on the verge of appointing Steve McClaren’s assistant according to Sky Sports, former Valencia assistant Ian Cathro the man in question.
Ian Cathro has been linked to Newcastle United, only 28, the Scot is said to be in line for the assistant manager role rather than the playing staff.
Steve McClaren has declared he is only ‘Looking for the best’ when it comes to recruiting an assistant manager and other coaching staff.
Following on from Phil Neville and Bolo Zenden, Steve Round has become the third person to turn down the chance to be Steve McClaren’s assistant manager.
Bolo Zenden has revealed that he did have talks with Steve McClaren after the former England boss took over as Newcastle Head Coach.
Not the best start for Steve McClaren as he has now already had two rejections to join him as Assistant Manager at St James Park.
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