Newcastle United - Ashley lays out overhaul scheme for Alan Shearer
UK time is: 14:11:12
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Ashley lays out overhaul scheme for Alan Shearer

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has given gaffer Alan Shearer a four-point plan which the 38-year-old ex-player must put into play if the club are to be given any money for rebuilding.

1. Sell at least 12 players to raise 30m in transfer income with the biggest assets including Oba Martins, Fabricio Coloccini and Sebastien Bassong first out of the door.

2. Halve the wage bill - cutting from its current crippling level of 74m, the fifth-highest in the Premier League, with 15 stars on more than 50,000 a week.

3. Save 10m a year by getting rid out-of-contract stars Michael Owen and Mark Viduka.

4. Axe up to 100 club employees as income plunges by an estimated 50m next season.

Alan Shearer is yet to respond to these demands, but is expected to comply and take charge of club affairs from as early as the 1st of next month.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



For the very latest Premier League odds

For massive weekly jackpots - Play the Football Pools Online

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Mehzeb Chowdhury Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday May 26 2009

Time: 12:11PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Newcastle United Articles

If Carlsberg Did NUFC Takeovers (Sunday May 24 2015)

Mike Ashley Sale Thoughts (Saturday May 23 2015)

NUFC Need More Than A Miracle (Saturday May 23 2015)

Pardew - January Was Key (Friday May 22 2015)

McClaren-Gate Rumbles On (Thursday May 21 2015)

Archived Newcastle United Articles

List All TOTT Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. billybobcat 178
2. Toon_NoMatterWot 117
3. BLACKBOB 98
4. OldLeazes 96
5. officemonkey 90
6. vin1892 68
7. Odin 54
8. The Owl 52
9. Wilco 49
10. Finn_the_Dog 45

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Leicester City 37 10 8 19 -13 38
15. Sunderland 37 7 17 13 -20 38
16. Aston Villa 37 10 8 19 -25 38
17. Newcastle 37 9 9 19 -25 36
18. Hull City 37 8 10 19 -18 34
19. Burnley 37 6 12 19 -26 30
20. Q.P.R. 37 8 6 23 -27 30

Breaking League News

Leicester v QPR - Team Line-Ups
Leicester City : 24/05/2015 14:09:01
Everton make one change for final game
Everton : 24/05/2015 14:08:01
Hull v Man United - Team Line-Ups
Hull City : 24/05/2015 14:07:00
Crystal Palace v Swansea - Team Line-Ups
Crystal Palace : 24/05/2015 14:05:01
Aston Villa v Burnley - Team Line-Ups
Burnley : 24/05/2015 14:03:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

QPR MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Krul 7%
Janmaat 7%
Coloccini 0%
Dummett 0%
Gutierrez 14%
Taylor 3%
Colback 3%
Perez 50%
Sissoko 0%
Cabella 0%
Riviere 10%
Sub - Cisse 0%
Sub - Aarons 3%
Sub - Ameobi 3%