Newcastle United fans aren’t happy with Mike Ashley’s Daily Mail interview

Another day and another reason for Newcastle United fans to turn on owner Mike Ashley.

On this occasion the controversial businessman was interviewed by Martin Samuel for The Daily Mail, and he was asked about a variety of different things regarding the running of the club.

Since Ashley took over, he has overlooked two relegations and one European qualification, while the Magpies are yet to lift a trophy with him at the helm.

The mood had been one lined with tinges of newfound optimism during the past two seasons under Rafa Benitez, but the Spaniard failed to agree a new deal with the club and the rising optimism was stripped away when Steve Bruce was announced as his successor.

In the exclusive interview, Ashley spoke openly about his running of the club, the mistakes he’s made, the challenges he faces and the recent reports regarding a potential takeover.

It was the type of interview that was always going to attract plenty of attention amongst Newcastle fans, and they were particularly disgruntled by his comments concerning the club’s inability to compete with the top-six.

His admission regarding Tottenham’s shirt deal seemed to be a huge point of contention.

Here’s what they had to say in response to the interview…

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