Newcastle United will be sold to the first buyer who meets the selling price of £100M.
Mike Ashley – wants out of Newcastle quickly
Heaven forbid that Mike Ashley would sell to the buyer who would be best for the Newcastle club.
The Evening Chronicle says there are only three or four of those responses can be deemed feasible, and rumor has it that they have summarily dismissed the 6,000 bids from Sunderland supporters that flooded the admin email ID yesterday. 😀
If putting the Newcastle club up for sale and requesting offers by email wasn’t so ridiculous it would be funny – but we think they really meant it – talk about incompetence and being completely out of touch.
Newcastle’s Managing Director Derek Llambias was back at work today – but there were no meeting planned with Alan Shearer, as he remains on the sidelines waiting to see who buys the club.
We don’t think Mike will appoint anybody until a new owner is identified and Ashley may now try to get that owner identified as quickly as he can.
A source close to Derek Llambias said today:
“They aren’t looking for an auction.” “This is simply going to be a case of whoever can come up with the right bid first.”
“So far there is thought to be interest from a couple of groups and they are able to check the accounts of the club by going through Seymour Pierce.”
“Where they can go through the books via their own personal account.”
Let’s hope there is some significant progress this week – because the club has lots to do before the season starts, and maybe if all groups want Shearer as manager – he could start putting thew club back in business very soon – hope so anyway.