In another stroke of genius by our prospective owner Mike Ashley, the billionaire has scooped a nice £30m profit from the sale of his Adidas stake. Having originally paid £183m for it, he has now sold off a chunk of his 3.14% stake in staged batches, reaping us a nice transfer kitty for the pre-season sales and removing accusations of a conflict of interest due to our high profile link up with Adidas.
Join Vital Newcastle United
This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Newcastle.