Doubts over the future of manager Alan Pardew and chief scout Graham Carr have emerged due to the pair having to report to Kinnear with regards to transfers.
Iain Dowie: "I don't understand why you tinker with something that is working.
"I don't think Alan and Graham Carr need another body.
"It is an area of the club that is working well, so why change it?"
Source: Newcastle United Mad