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Zero ‘Real Progress’ made with sale of Newcastle United – Independent Report

1 month ago
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Friday has brought news that no ‘real progress’ has been made in terms of a possible sale of Newcastle United.

Newcastle fans were/are pessimistic as to whether Mike Ashley had/has any serious intention of selling the club anyway.

The NUFC owner first claiming back in 2008 that fans could stop protesting because they could trust him when he said he’d be selling the club as soon as possible.

Here we are 11 years later and nothing has changed.

Mike Ashley still owns Newcastle United and the team are deep in the middle of yet another relegation battle due to lack of investment in the first team squad.

The past eight Premier League seasons for Newcastle have seen two relegations and a few near misses, so this is simply taken as the norm now until Ashley leaves.

The Independent are the ones behind today’s update and they report that sources have told them that nothing has happened with regard to progress towards a sale of the club happening in these past seven weeks, since the turn of the year.

On Monday, it will be 11 weeks since Mike Ashley appeared on TV and told us a sale of the club was imminent and ‘hopefully’ would happen within four weeks (by end of 2018).

Newcastle fans who called it at the time as simply more lies from Ashley, were ridiculed by others who believed this time it would be different, with even those leading the protests calling them off to give a chance for a takeover to potentially happen.

However, when something has been supposedly up for sale for 11 years and hasn’t sold, it only points to one unavoidable truth.

The supposed seller has no intention of selling.

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