After 14 miserable years in charge, Mike Ashley finally briefly celebrated his unfortunate period at Tyneside after he sold Newcastle United from St James’ Park to a Saud-led consortium for $ 300 million.
The Sun reported that Ashley and his spouses had a five-hour session at the King’s Arms Pub in Soho and paid £ 5 for the barmaid, maintaining their tight reputation with their spending in Newcastle.
“You didn’t know that he made a m 300 million deal.
“Drink was flowing
“They seemed like a normal group to meet after work.
“They arrived at 5.30 or 6pm and were drinking beer until about 11am until closing time.”
It is reported that manager Wayne Rooney is paid to strengthen his team, and the official move to take control of Pride Park may be on the cards.
Meanwhile, Newcastle are now looking forward to a brand new era under the Saudi-based regime, with the club’s new owners valued at £ 320 billion, with Ashley’s personal fortune estimated at £ 2.7 billion.
The Magpies’ first game under the new owner is Sunday against Tottenham Hotspur, before they make the trip to Crystal Palace six days later and the month against Chelsea on 30Th October.