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Newcastle United: Fans fume over latest takeover news following numerous failed bids

Newcastle United: Fans fume over latest takeover news following numerous failed bids

After months of constant takeover talk surrounding the future of Newcastle United’s ownership, from Amanda Staveley’s PCP Capital Partners to Sheikh Khaled, fans are fed up with the rumours. 

Back in late 2017, PCP Capital Partners, Staveley’s consortium, failed to budge Mike Ashley with their offer of £300 million for the sale of Newcastle – with the bid eventually falling to £250 million whilst Ashley reportedly wanted £350 million – resulting in the negotiations collapsing.

Months later, Sheikh Khaled broke the media with his proposed bid for the Magpies, resulting in droves of Newcastle fans to buzz around the news that they could potentially become the next Manchester City – although the talks eventually collapsed and they were back to square one.

Now, with reports claiming that Orlegi Sports group and Mexican businessman Alejandro Irarragorri also want to launch an approach to buy the club, supporters are understandably sceptical over the deal.

The consortium has claimed they want to buy out Ashley, but no official bid has been made, leaving fans to insist they stop insulting their intelligence.

Here’s what they had to say below:

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