Vital Football

Latest Newcastle United News

NUFC Takeover Talk Cant Gloss Over The Reality

NUFC Takeover Talk Cant Gloss Over The Reality

With talk of Newcastle being involved in discussions to be sold ongoing, there still lies a responsibility for the club to be run in a professional manner.

There has been very little ambition on the football front and as much as you can get to prosper Mike Ashley's other passions in life which is the main reasoning behind us wanting him gone but it cant be left to stagnate.

Ashley, if he still has the keys to the St James' Park gates, has to allow a spend to get the minimum three quality players we need to survive this season and guarantee another year's worth of Premier League loot into the Newcastle coffers.

For him it will be paramount to protecting the club's value and for the fans, the reward for loyalty in a broken game plan that includes the morale of Rafa Benitez.

Rafa will be gone as far as we're concerned at the end of the season if this is all part of the usual charade to try to get the maximum gain out of a season with the smallest of financial spend. That ship has sailed in just doing enough in the market to survive.

Aside from the likes of Jack Colback that will be shipped out, we need a decent goalkeeper, left back and striker. The other additions that we all know are needed can come in the future, if or when we eventually do get taken over and run as a football club.

For me, this means we need a spend in January of around £50m to give us enough to complete the season and go again next time out.



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

Writer:Talk of the Tyne
Date:Thursday November 23 2017
Time: 12:20PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Newcastle United Articles

Pre Arsenal Thoughts For Rafa & NUFC

With takeover talk providing the main talking point, we could be forgiven for taking one eye off the ball

Shelvey To Serve A Suspension This Week - 15/12/17

Newcastle United's Jonjo Shelvey will be out of action this week as he serves an automatic suspension.

Not Something You See Very Often - A Clear Injury Table

Our weekly update looking at the injury table for Newcastle United and also comparing with all our competitors in the Premier League.

Trust The Key Word Regarding Rafa

Amidst a backdrop of all sorts of off the pitch politics dominating things as always on Tyneside

Newcastle United Archived Articles

TOTT articles from

Site Journalists

TNMW
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How Many Players Do NUFC Need To Survive Next Season?
Suggested By: Talk of the Tyne
None4%
1-312%
4 or 542%
6 or 729%
More than 713%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Newcastle United Results (view all)

Newcastle United Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Toon_NoMatterWot96
2.PieMag81
3.markylad7449
4.Mcnamee6746
5.billybobcat41
6.The Pyrry39
7.The Owl37
8.McCreery31
9.vin189229
10.Bruce6827
The Vital Football Members League