Toon Talk – A round-up of all the day’s NUFC news – 23/11/2017

A round up of all of today’s takeover news and NUFC gossip:

  • An exclusive in the Daily Star has revealed today that Mike Ashley wants a ‘clean break’ from NUFC should he sell to Amanda Staveley and PCP’s – meaning all Sports Direct branding across the stadium disappear IF a takeover can be completed – Read full story here. 
  • Former NUST chairman Neil Mitchell has offered a brilliant view from the Middle East on Amanda Staveley’s attempt to takeover at NUFC, suggesting why a deal could be further down the line than we currently realise – Read full interview here.
  • According to The Mirror,  Rafa Benitez has told the NUFC hierarchy to back him in the January transfer ­window or risk a second relegation in three years – emphasising the need for new owners to arrive before the turn of the year – Read full story here. 
  •  The Chronicle report this morning that Newcastle have devised an ‘exit strategy’ to finally get rid of Jack Colback – with scouts from Leeds United and Birmingham City present to watch the midfielder in a recent U-23 outing ahead of the January window – Read full story here. 

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About Olly Hawkins

Born in Gateshead, Olly was a Junior Magpie from birth. As a season ticket holder and avid Newcastle United fan - he eats, sleeps and breathes all things NUFC.

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