Last transfer news Newcastle United: Maguire reacts to fresh Ashley controversy breaking sport news
MetiNews.Com - Mike Ashley was always going to squeeze the furlough scheme for all it was worth at Newcastle United, claims Kieran Maguire.
Breaking News ! 1424264284">Mike Ashley was always going to squeeze the furlough scheme for all it was worth at Newcastle United. That is according to finance guru and Football Insider columnist Kieran Maguire, speaking exclusively after figures were released showing Newcastle claimed between £100,001 and £250,000 in February, the most recent set of data available. The Athletic report that Newcastle continue to receive state funds despite having never publicly acknowledged their use of the scheme. Sheffield United and Southampton have also opted to continue accessing furlough money. Maguire claims that it is no surprise that Ashley continues to make use of the government initiative.
. If in the long term this helps to retain jobs in Newcastle, you can see the benefit.
“From Mike Ashley’s point of view, he’s desperate to sell Newcastle. If this is a way of getting some more money into the club, why would he not do it?
“If he’s coped with all the criticism that’s come his way historically, this will be water off a duck’s back.
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