Date: 6th December 2020 at 6:00pm
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Supporters of Newcastle United have been airing their reactions to a report on the Toon’s owner Mike Ashley.

According to the Sunday Times, as cited by Chronicle Live, the businessman is going on a ‘multi-million pound High Street spending spree‘ whilst continuing legal efforts to see a Saudi Arabian-backed consortium take over United.

Supposedly, Ashley has made an ‘eleventh-hour‘ bid to save Debenhams from closure and he is also plotting a £900m bid for the Trafford Centre – a Manchester shopping centre.

This was relayed to Twitter by Mark Douglas, who also stated: ‘If you ever doubted why he wants #nufctakeover to happen…’

Following the Twitter post from the journalist, lots of Toon fans flocked to it to air their responses.

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Starting with an easy one, what number does Wilson wear for Newcastle?

So, what did these Newcastle fans have to say about the report on Mike Ashley?

It is claimed in the Sunday Times’ report that Ashley’s bid for Debenhams would value the chain at £200m and could save as many as 19,000 jobs.

Is you opinion of Mike Ashley positive or negative?

Negative, he just needs to leave

Negative, he just needs to leave

Positive, he does a good job

Positive, he does a good job

The report from Chronicle Live suggests that any money which Ashley can bank from the eventual sale of the Toon will be used to ‘tighten his grip on the High Street‘.

Supposedly, that is where the businessman’s interest lies rater than with the Toon as they ‘tick along in the background‘.

As can be seen in these responses from Toon fans, there were lots of mixed reactions regarding the report on Mike Ashley.