Newcastle United’s John Carver is backing new signings and admits: “we know what fans want” – Video

THE MAGPIES Assistant Manager reckons it is going to be another exciting season for the club as they look to compete on four fronts.

Carver, who’s worked at the club before, has heaped praise on new lads Gael Bigirimana and Romain Amalfitano and admits that while they’ll both need time to settle in, he fully expects them to threaten for a place in the first team in the near future.

Newcastle United coach John Carver.

Newcastle United coach John Carver.

Speaking to NewsGuardianTV at a charity golf tournament at Close House, Carver also reckons pre-season so far has gone well, with the majority of the squad now back and enjoying being put through their paces ahead of the 12/13 season.

Carver was staying tight lipped on the prospect of more new faces arriving at the club during the summer transfer window, but did say that as soon as there was anything to announce, the fans would be the first to know.

To hear more from John Carver, click on the video player above to watch his interview with NewsGuardianTV....