Micky Quinn reacts on Twitter to Mike Ashley speculation

Newcastle striker Mick Quinn scores during a League Division Two match between Newcastle United and Millwall at St James' Park on September 8, 1990 in Newcastle, England.

Mike Ashley is reportedly ready to sell Newcastle United.

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley is seen on the stand during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St James' Park on May 15, 2016 in...

Micky Quinn has taken to social networking site Twitter to give his reaction to speculation that Mike Ashley is ready to sell Newcastle United for £380 million.

According to a report in The Times, Newcastle owner Ashley wants £380m in order to sell the club.

It has been reported that the English businessman initially wanted £400m, having bought the Magpies for £180m 10 years ago.

Former Newcastle forward Quinn has taken to Twitter to give his reaction to the speculation.

Mike Ashley, owner of Newcastle United and Lee Charnley, managing director of Newcastle United both look on from the stands during the Sky Bet Championship match between Newcastle United...

Mike Ashley, owner of Newcastle United and Lee Charnley, managing director of Newcastle United both look on from the stands during the Sky Bet Championship match between Newcastle United...

Newcastle are one of the biggest clubs in England and have some of the best supporters in the country.

Now that the Magpies are back in the Premier League, they would be attractive to any potential buyers.

Although Newcastle have not achieved much success on the pitch, they do have the fanbase to go and be successful in terms of winning trophies in the coming years.

It is not going to happen overnight, but with major investment, a long-term plan and some patience, Newcastle can establish themselves as a team who can challenge for the top six on a regular basis in the long run.

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