Derek took on the new title of Managing Director, but it seemed he was essentially carrying out the role of Chairman, with Mike Ashley becoming more involved in the running of the Tyneside club.
And that could be real news, even though it’s a surprise, but then the People just can’t reisist going down the hole again and saying this is the biggest hint yet that Ashley could be ready to sell the club.
The famous mystery source said:
“Llambias was always thought to be committed for as long as his friend was in charge.”“The fact he appears to be returning to the casino business will lead to inevitable speculation that Ashley is on his way too.”
Our advice to the media on Mike Ashley selling Newcastle United – please give it a rest – for everybody’s benefit. 😀