Date: 26th June 2020 at 8:25am
Written by: Shaun Williamson

Plenty of Newcastle United supporters have flocked to a tweet from Sky Sports reporter Keith Downie.

The reliable Magpies correspondent revealed that out-of-contract duo Javier Manuqillo and Andy Carroll had signed new deals at St James’ Park.

And the reaction has been rather mixed, to say the least, particularly with still no announcement over the prospective Saudi takeover.

The Spaniard has been handed a massive four-year extension whilst Wednesday’s 6 foot 4 gamechanger will remain in the northeast for another season.

What do you make of the contract news?

Encouraging!

Encouraging!

Takeover off!

Takeover off!

Some members of the United faithful have pondered what this news actually means for the potential of new owners and a few have started to doubt that it’s going to happen.

We’re soon going to enter a 13th week of the saga with the Premier League still yet to come to a decision in their owners and directors test.

Aside from all of the takeover naysayers, there were many who were rather happy with the update as they felt that Manquillo deserved a new contract.

Here’s the full reaction from the fanbase…

 
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