Newcastle owner Mike Ashley will consider selling Newcastle, but only if he receives something in the region of £250M, but the Sunday People is reporting he has not received a single offer for the famous Tyneside club.
Mike Ashley – would consider selling Newcastle at £250M
We had thought it would take around £300M to get Ashley to sell, so we suppose there’s still some hope, some small hope – that some outside bidder will come in with the kind of money that Mike will accept, and finally sell Newcastle.
And the Sunday People is reporting the owner plans a huge shake-up of the club in the summer, after Newcastle have grossly under-performed this year, and lost seven of their last nine games.
However, according to the report from the former Evening Chronicle sports writer Alan Oliver, Ashley will keep faith with manager Alan Pardew, but strengthen the back-room staff.
This is what a supposed Newcastle source has told the People:
“Mike has not had one serious offer for Newcastle and is not looking to sell – but if someone put an offer of £250M on the table, he would listen.”
With the events of this year, a significant number of Newcastle fans have simply lost faith in the club, and the way it is being run by Ashley, and there seems no hope that Newcastle will become a top four club in England any time soon.
Not when we keep selling out best players, like we did last month, and didn’t even bother replacing Yohan Cabaye.
It is also being reported that former Managing Director Derek Llambias is unlikely to return to Newcastle, in place of the departed Director of Football Joe Kinnear, who was a complete and utter disaster in that job for eight months.
We wonder what a huge shake-up of the back-room staff really means – and who will leave and who will come in?
Shouldn’t Newcastle be shaking up the front room staff too?
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