Newcastle owner Mike Ashley has formally put the Premier League club up for sale and is hoping to complete a deal by Christmas.
Ashley's decade-long reign appears to entering its final weeks, with the businessman prepared to entertain a deal involving staggered payments if it attracts the right investor.
A statement from his company, St James' Holdings, read: "To give the club the best possible opportunity of securing the positioning and investment necessary to take it to the next level, at what...
Manolo Gabbiadini's double rescued Southampton as his side twice came from behind to salvage a 2-2 Premier League draw against Newcastle.
Saints looked to be staring down the barrel of a third straight league defeat when Isaac Hayden and Ayoze Perez put Newcastle ahead in each half at St Mary's Stadium.
But both times Gabbiadini hit back, his second goal coming from the penalty spot after Newcastle's Florian Lejeune had brought down Shane Long.
Gabbiadini was making his first start in more than...