New reports suggest the legal team allegedly working on the sale have had their Christmas leave cancelled, but some Magpies fans aren't really buying it.
Newcastle United are struggling in the Premier League at the moment.
Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley is now prepared to accept staggered payments, which was previously a big issue.
The Magpies legend is unsure whether rumours suggesting the club may be taken over are true, likening the reports to "Groundhog Day".
Ashley stated earlier this week that he has never been closer to selling Newcastle.
Newcastle United could finally be taken over in the near future.
Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has admitted that he is looking for a buyer to take the Premier League club off his hands.
Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has suggested that the club could change hands in the near future.
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