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Newcastle Manager Rafa Benítez 'Expecting The Money' Promised By Ashley

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 12 / 12 / 17

Premier League side Newcastle Mangaer Rafa Benítez told Owner Mike Ashley that he must honor "the cash promises he made in the summer" to protect the club's EPL status, according to Martin Hardy of the London INDEPENDENT. Ashley was photographed after meeting financier Amanda Staveley "i...

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