"What I suggested to the club was that we all sit down in the summer and look at each other and say what direction do we want to take the club in, refinancing it, letting players go and bringing in my own players.
"I'll also see what my wife and family have to say about the situation of moving up here permanently."
Kinnear's spell at Newcastle has not been without controversy.
In October Kinnear launched a furious attack on the media in a news conference swearing 52 times.
And in November Kinnear was charged with improper conduct after his criticism of referee Martin Atkinson following his side's defeat by Fulham.
Earlier this month he was sent to the stands after a bust up with Hull boss Phil Brown during his side's 1-0 FA Cup defeat.
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