UK time is: 03:01:12
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Ashley expects Toon sale in the next 14 days

Newcastle United have reportedly received two 'serious bids' and are now considering the merits of each, while the club also expects late offers from two other consortia.

According to a source at St James Park, United owner Mike Ashley expects the sale in 'less than two weeks' with a managerial appointment slated for 28 June 2009, although, any comment on whether it would be Alan Shearer was not made.

Managing director Derek Llambias is due back on Tyneside on Tuesday and will oversee the sale til the end with bankers Seymour Pierce hopeful of finally wrapping up the sale of the Championship club.

It has also emerged that one of Ashley's demands in addition to the 100 million asking price is to recoup any funds that he allocated to the club from his personal account for purchases in the transfer market over the past two years - amounting to as much as 15 million.

The extra 15 million is what has kept the sale from going through sooner, with Mike Ashley still hoping for a buyer to give in to his demands.




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 Championship odds

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

The Journalist

Writer: Mehzeb Chowdhury Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday June 20 2009

Time: 8:01AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
best news i've heard in a while.
geordie_mark
Report Abuse
20/06/2009 10:37:00

Yeah, But Ashley is holding out for the extr 15m. It better not stop a sale going through
sfosteruk
Report Abuse
20/06/2009 11:55:00

Ashley is a ****ed up!! Can't wait till he is gone!!
xpertweb.co.uk
Report Abuse
20/06/2009 12:43:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Newcastle United Articles

De Jong & Riviere On Swansea Loss (Monday April 27 2015)

Carver - Not Good Enough Again (Monday April 27 2015)

Can The Cavalry Save NUFC? (Sunday April 26 2015)

NUFC Secrets And Lies (Sunday April 26 2015)

Janmaat Set For Exit? (Sunday April 26 2015)

Carver Accused Of Abuse Again (Saturday April 25 2015)

Audio - Not Good Enough Again (Saturday April 25 2015)

Stats: Newcastle v Swansea (Saturday April 25 2015)

de Jong Back For NUFC (Saturday April 25 2015)

Colo Part Of The Problem (Saturday April 25 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. Toon_NoMatterWot 160
2. OldLeazes 129
3. officemonkey 113
4. billybobcat 112
5. BLACKBOB 27 101
6. keggy_keagal 75
7. BLACKBOB 74
8. Hugo45Viana 61
9. vin1892 56
10. daftladguy 51

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. West Ham 34 11 11 12 0 44
12. Crystal Palace 33 11 9 13 -3 42
13. WBA 34 9 10 15 -14 37
14. Newcastle 34 9 8 17 -21 35
15. Aston Villa 34 8 8 18 -22 32
16. Sunderland 33 5 15 13 -23 30
17. Hull City 32 6 10 16 -16 28

Breaking League News

Jose`s Giving Little Away!
Chelsea : 28/04/2015 02:00:00
Mourinho Praises Terry
Chelsea : 28/04/2015 01:00:01
Adam picked in BBC team of the weekend
Stoke : 27/04/2015 22:03:00
Stoke to unveil New Balance kit Friday
Stoke : 27/04/2015 21:54:01
Ref Watch: Pawson to referee Swansea v Stoke
Stoke : 27/04/2015 21:36:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Swansea MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Krul 2%
Janmaat 25%
Williamson 0%
Coloccini 0%
Anita 0%
Colback 41%
Taylor 0%
Gutierrez 12%
Cabella 0%
Riviere 0%
Perez 8%
Sub - Abeid 0%
Sub - de Jong 8%
Sub - Armstrong 4%