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‘What I don’t understand is, who Mike Ashley is trying to influence, and why?’

7 months ago
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I normally post articles pre-transfer window, hoping it will be different this time.

However, can’t wait until December because I’m a bit confused.

I can understand Mike Ashley getting his mates to contradict the obvious – he has a stable of old cronies for both his football and Sports Direct decisions.

Then Ashley pops up with his own honest misunderstood friend of the people interview on Sky Sports, or appearance at parliamentary committees .

What I don’t understand is, who Mike Ashley is trying to influence, and why?

At Newcastle United, all supporters know what he is and what he stands for, I emphasise supporters both in and outside the area.

We all know Rafa makes mistakes, we also know he genuinely respects the club and supporters, and we are bloody sure he is the best manager we are going to get.

I have honestly never sought out the opinions of his minions, or himself, and don’t know another fan who has, but think they are all entitled to have them.

But who is that they are trying to influence, it’s confusing, the entire purpose appears to be to aggravate the mob to gratify Mike Ashley.

It’s not even pandering to a disgruntled minority of toon supporters who are not being given a fair shout.

I know we live in a world, where sad yes men agree with the most powerful man in the world to feed the bias of 25% of the population, but it appears this happens at Newcastle United to simply feed the ego/delusions of one man .

In Rafa we trust.
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