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Newcastle United: Fans react to takeover update from George Caulkin

Newcastle United: Fans react to takeover update from George Caulkin - Newcastle United News

Many Newcastle United fans have been reacting to an update on the prospective takeover in the North East from George Caulkin as he shared it with his followers on his official Twitter page.

As per his tweet, The Athletic journalist claims that Amanda Staveley’s Saudi-led consortium have been answering further questions from the Premier League this week with regards to piracy issues in Saudi Arabia.

According to The Guardian, the controversial £300 million Saudi Arabia-funded takeover of the Tyneside club appears to be in serious doubt after the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled that the country is behind a pirate satellite television and streaming service that offers illegal access to sporting events, including games from the English top flight.

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Which of the following players was never signed by Kevin Keegan for the Toon?

Nevertheless, whilst Caulkin admitted that everyone, including the buying side, are frustrated that the proposed deal to buy out Mike Ashley has not yet come into fruition, the would-be owners still remain in constant contact with England’s highest division.

These members of the Toon faithful reacted to the update, with some mixed responses seemingly due to how long it is taking to make a decision, indeed this whole saga has been going on since late-March:

Geordies, should piracy be an issue in approving the takeover? Comment below!


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