Newcastle Transfer Tattle: Agents appointed
With the working capital facility now having been granted, albeit at £10m less than what Ashley was hoping, it seems like one of the covenants that Barclays put in place was the use of so-called 'super agents' First Artists to clear out the dead wood.
With 15 players on more than £50,000 a week the firesale has to begin as soon as possible and they will work closely with brokers Seymour Pierce in a bid to put the club in better shape for the two consortia looking to take control.
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