Date: 11th December 2017 at 12:39am
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Whether some of us even believe that Mike Ashley is actively seeking to sell Newcastle or not, it’s becoming evermore clear that the sports shop owner needs to sell up if we’re ever going to progress.

With ultimate proof being served by Ashley in that a football club cant be run as a business if it wants success on the pitch due to the footballing side suffering, Newcastle’s yo-yo effect continues to pan out.

Alan Shearer said his bit again via a combination of social media and TV duties by wading in although there is still a thought that many of us could have sorted these issues years ago.

Tweeting straight after the game, Shearer let his feelings known to Ashley with this:

Shearer also spoke to CNN and aside from saying that buying Newcastle would be an excellent opportunity for an ambitious owner to do something special on Tyneside, he said this about Rafa Benitez not being allowed to fulfill his potential:

They have a world class manager in Rafa Benitez. I hope he`s given the tools to be able to show that.

I spoke to him before the season started and he was pretty frustrated in that he hadn`t been given what he thought he was going to get. They are where they are.

Time is running out for us in that investment has to come before the end of January and it’s almost gone now in the shape of a new owner getting everything tied up in order for them to try to.

As the time ticks by we will be relying more and more on a bloke that doesn’t care about the football but with the price of the club being affected by our struggles, Ashley will then have to try to save the part he loves the most. The financial value of something