Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

JACK'S THE LAD; Carver Wants More like Colback Just Give Me More like Jack - Carver

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

JACK'S THE LAD; Carver Wants More like Colback Just Give Me More like Jack - Carver

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Byline: Lee Ryder Chief Sports Writer twitter: @lee_ryder

NEWCASTLE UNITED head coach John Carver wants to see the Magpies sign more players like Jack Colback.

The Geordie coach believes Colback's application in recent weeks has been one of the few highlights of the six-game cold streak.

Colback won a call-up to the England squad earlier in the season and has proved to be a steady player for Newcastle this term after a controversial switch from Sunderland.

Carver has been central to Newcastle's dicussions on players for next season but feels the midfielder is the shining example of what United need next term.

When asked if Colback fits the profile of players United will be Turn to Page 78 FROM BACK PAGE looking for going forward, Carver told the Chronicle: "Absolutely. He is a player who wants to be here, wants to play and has the right character.

"With Jack, whatever you ask him to do he will do for you.

"He hs gone and played left-back. …

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