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Newcastle United: Fans discuss Neil Custis’ takeover view

Newcastle United: Fans discuss Neil Custis’ takeover view - Newcastle United

Loads of Newcastle United fans have been discussing a view from football writer Neil Custis after he claimed that the proposed takeover is “expected to go through as early as this week,” (via NUFC 360).

As pointed out by one Magpie below, the Sun journalist, who normally covers Manchester United, is a Geordie and a supporter of the Tyneside club.

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

Judging by some of the other comments, many members of the Toon faithful are hoping that nothing stops the bid from the Saudi-led consortium, head-hunted by businesswoman Amanda Staveley, from falling through, but recent reports emerging this week have claimed that certain factors risk jeopardising the process.

One factor mentioned is the issue that the Premier League has asked for the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to maintain Saudi Arabia’s place on the Priority Watch list, in other words a blacklist as a result of the piracy of TV broadcasts via the Saudi-based beoutQ operation which has put the top flight’s income at risk, as per The Sun.

Nevertheless, these NUFC supporters reacted to the takeover view:

Geordies, when do you think the takeover will go through, if at all? Comment below!


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