English Premiership

Way paved for Pardew's exit

2014-12-30 09:25
Alan Pardew (Supplied)
Alan Pardew (Supplied)

Cape Town - Alan Pardew will be able to hold talks with Crystal Palace after agreeing a compensation package with Newcastle United.

According to the Daily Mirror, the Magpies released a statement confirming that Pardew is free to talk to Crystal Palace about the vacant post after Neil Warnock lost his job at Selhurst Park.

"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," said the statement.

"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 (Monday), 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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