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Newcastle United: Fans fume at takeover delays as Premier League is yet to approve

Newcastle United: Fans fume at takeover delays as Premier League is yet to approve - Newcastle United

Many Newcastle United fans are fuming at the takeover delays caused as the Premier League are yet to approve of the deal, with more checks been deemed necessary before the bid can get over the line.

The Athletic writer Chris Waugh gave some insight on his official Twitter page which caused some debate amongst members of the Toon faithful.

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He claimed that he is not sure what ‘delay’ actually means as it is a process which does not have a set time to be completed, yet there has been speculation by several outlets as to when exactly it will go through.

Waugh also stated that there is a guideline of ‘2 to 4 weeks’ before a process like a takeover is ready, but perhaps the particular takeover at St. James’ Park is taking longer than expected.

The Saudi-led consortium have to pass the owners’ and directors’ tests set by the top flight whilst England’s highest division have also got to do thorough checks of their own.

Are the Premier League right to keep delaying if they deem it necessary?

Yes

Yes

No

No

Perhaps the delays are understandable given the magnitude of what is happening, but these Magpies seem to be increasingly frustrated with the process:

Geordies, what do you make of the takeover delays? Comment below!


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