It has been reported by the British tabloid that Newcastle owner Ashley spoke to the players on Thursday and made the bonus offer.
FA Cup triumph possible?
Newcastle are one of the biggest clubs in England and have a loyal fanbase, but in terms of trophies they have struggled for years.
The Magpies are unlikely to make a massive impact in the Premier League this season.
Given the start that Rafael Benitez’s side have made, the St. James’ Park faithful should be pleased if they escape the drop to the Championship at the end of the season.
Winning the FA Cup is not going to be easy, but Newcastle should at least give it a go.
Manager Benitez is an expert in cup games and cup competitions, and the former Liverpool, Real Madrid and Chelsea boss should be looking to go as far as possible in the FA Cup this season.
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