Ashley offers £1m incentive
Newcastle owner Mike Ashley will share out ?1m between the
club’s non-football staff if they beat Arsenal in their final game
of the season on Sunday, Sky sources understand.
Arsene Wenger’s side must beat Newcastle at St James’ Park to
guarantee a top-four finish and with it the opportunity to play
Champions League football for the 16th consecutive year.
Arsenal’s North London rivals Tottenham face Sunderland at White
Hart Lane, knowing they could pip the Gunners to fourth spot if
they slip up on Tyneside.
Newcastle could yet finish as high as 10th if they beat Arsenal
and Ashley is understood to have offered an unusual incentive to