Report outlines Mike Ashley’s personal offer to Newcastle players

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley and Managing Director Lee Charnley talk during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St James' Park on May...

Can Newcastle United win the FA Cup this season?

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley and Managing Director Lee Charnley talk during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St James' Park on May...

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has personally offered the players a bonus of £20 million if they win the FA Cup this season, according to The Sun.

It has been reported by the British tabloid that Newcastle owner Ashley spoke to the players on Thursday and made the bonus offer.

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...

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.

Rafael Benitez, the Newcastle United manager looks on during the Premier League match between Huddersfield Town and Newcastle United at John Smith's Stadium on August 20, 2017 in...

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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