Newcastle United’s bonus dispute was settled by a phone call between Mike Ashley and Jamaal Lascelles.
The club’s players had been unhappy with the Premier League bonus scheme offered by the club.
Newcastle had offered the squad a pot of £1million for finishing 17th.
United’s players, however, wanted a bonus sheet more in line with those signed off at rival clubs.
The behind-the-scenes row was threatening to impact dressing room morale at the club, and Ashley and captain Lascelles – who scored Newcastle’s winning goal against Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on Sunday – spoke late last week.
And the new bonus structure, which will see the squad share a pot of £4million if the club finishes a place above the relegation zone, has now been agreed.
The bonus will rise…
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