Newcastle United legend Rob Lee fears the club cannot now afford to lose owner Mike Ashley.
While Lee acknowledges that everything is not rosy in Newcastle, he thinks things could be worse.
"But sometimes, it's better the devil you know. I know the fans are not happy with him, but you look at Birmingham, you look at Cardiff - it could be worse.
"Unless you can find someone who is a Newcastle billionaire who loves football - and they are very few and far between - you are talking foreign owners."
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