Amanda Staveley is reportedly considering pulling the plug on her plans to buy Newcastle United with Mike Ashley raising the asking price.
The sum which businesswoman Amanda Staveley is seeking to wring from Barclays has risen to £1.5bn, the high street bank revealed in its annual report.
Mike Ashley wants more than £300 million for Newcastle United, according to a report.
Newcastle United's Premier League survival was effectively confirmed at the weekend.
Amanda Staveley's takeover of Newcastle United could be back on.
Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley and Amanda Staveley were in advanced negotiations back in December.
Newcastle United's takeover appears to be dead in the water.
However, Staveley, who hails from 30 miles north of Leeds, insists she is 'very much still interested in buying Newcastle United'.
The dark clouds have gathered over Newcastle United once again this week.
Newcastle United's proposed takeover could be coming to a crashing end.