Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce has broken his silence on the failed £300 million takeover bid by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabian (KSA) group to buy out Mike Ashley at St. James’ Park.
Speaking to The Chronicle, Bruce claimed with regards to the deal: “It’s done now and we get on with it.”
Indeed, the coach of the Tyneside club seems to think that any kind of hope that the prospective takeover could come back on is now dead in the water from his perspective as he looks focus his attention toward the new 2020/21 season.
This statement from the Englishman contradicts what the involved parties in the takeover have said with regards to the deal.
There is reportedly quiet confidence that the bid can be resurrected providing that the Premier League and its chief executive Richard Masters give their full cooperation on the one side and that the would-be owners can fulfil the demands of the top flight on the other.
Is the Saudi takeover of Newcastle saga over?
However, with the new campaign just around the corner from now, coupled up with the fact that the summer transfer window has officially opened, perhaps the process would need to be sped up rather quickly in order for the Magpies to be fully prepared going into the next term.
Nevertheless, Bruce seems to suggest that the whole saga is done for now and so the manager can now concentrate on his recruitment as well as other areas in order for his team to be ready going into the new season.
Still, the wait goes on for members of the Toon Army as to whether the takeover will develop.
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