Plenty of Newcastle United fans are doubting whether the prospective takeover in the North East will even go through after George Caulkin delivered an update on his official Twitter page.
As per his tweet, The Athletic journalist reminded members of the Toon faithful that the proposed deal between the Saudi-led consortium and Mike Ashley has not been officially signed off by the Premier League yet.
Indeed, the buying side have to pass the owners’ and directors’ tests set out by the top flight whilst England’s highest division also continue their investigation into possible piracy and human rights issues within the bid.
As a result, there has been delay after delay which has increasingly frustrated some NUFC supporters as the days have gone on, to the point where they are now doubting if the takeover will even be approved.
Do you think that takeover will go through?
These are indeed strange times anyway, but made even stranger for those associated with the Tyneside club as some simply do not know how to feel about the whole situation.
These Magpies shared their doubts on Twitter, with one fan claiming that it would be a different story if it was a club such as Manchester United involved, and not the Toon…
The longer this is going on the more doubts I’m getting, they are obviously trying everything they can to block this
— Neil Straker (@neil_straker) May 26, 2020
I suspect you are correct, something isn’t adding up with this takeover. I’ve thought this for the majority of it .
— Mabel1984NUFC (@Mabel19841) May 26, 2020
If if was Man U they would’ve signed it off already though
— Miss M (@Miss_M36) May 26, 2020
The frustrating part is, and I am assuming that it has unofficially been given the go-ahead…therefore test are ready….Why is it taking so long to put it in writing? There is a hold up somewhere.
— Dan NUFC82 (@dan2882) May 26, 2020
Geting the feeling the PL dont want to sign it off and are trying everything to find something or anything that they could base there decision off blocking the takeover and not face a lawsuit
— Ciarán Williams (@kiwi871) May 26, 2020
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