JOHN TERRY has been backed up to become the new Newcastle manager.
Newcastle United are searching for a new manager after Steve Bruce was sacked earlier this season and handed an £8m pay-off.
John Terry was the assistant manager at Aston Villa, before his exit at the end of last season.
John Terry wants to become a head coach now, and has set to finish off his coaching badges and getting his pro licence.
The Newcastle owners from Saudi has been looking for a replacement for Steve, as they aim to build a great team in the North-East.