Sky Sports North East correspondent Keith Downie relayed a telling takeover message from Mike Ashley live on air.
Amid the High Court decision to rule against NUFC’s applications to remove a Chairman from the arbitration process, Ashley told the media that he will fight “tooth and nail” to ensure that our club is sold.
However, the most emphatic message is the perfect analogy he used to describe our takeover situation, saying how Newcastle fans have “won the lottery” with the Saudis but are being refused their payout by the Premier League in the form of a £300m buyout that promises to transform the club and inject a much needed boost to the region’s prospects:
‘Newcastle fans have won the lottery but are being refused a payout‘
Watch the clip from Sky Sports News yesterday afternoon, featuring the telling message Mike Ashley had for those standing in the way of Amanda Staveley’s Saudi-backed consortium:
Is this the best thing Mike Ashley has ever said?