Full Report: Joe Kinnear's controversial return to the Magpies

Mike Ashley thinks he has created his management dream team, but Newcastle United fans fear that the future could turn into a nightmare.

Joe Kinnear's imminent return to Tyneside has got tongues wagging in the football world.

The controversial 66-year old is about to become the Magpies Director of Football, with Alan Pardew remaining in position as team manager.

The club have yet to confirm the appointment, but they do say that Pardew was aware it was coming.

Watch the full report from our Sports Correspondent Simon O'Rourke below.

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