Newcastle takeover to get green light with Premier League chiefs set to approve £300million Saudi buyout

first_img 8 MOST DANGEROUS RAINS of All Time | TOP 10 INTERESTING NEWCASTLE’S £300million takeover is done.The Premier League will give the green light for Amanda Staveley’s Saudi-backed consortium to take control of the St James’ Park club — when the transfer of funds are sorted.Newcastle are on the brink of being taken over by Amanda Staveley’s consortium, who are backed by Saudi ArabiaCredit: Getty Images – GettyToon fans could be poised to get their wish and finally see the back of owner Mike AshleyCredit: PA:Press AssociationThere had been a delay while authorities work on Project Restart as they try to get the game up and running amid the Covid-19 crisis.SunSport understands the League’s owners and directors test found no barrier to the takeover.Financier Staveley, who is fronting the bid, is expecting official word next week.Then once the funds and paperwork are sorted an announcement will be made on or around June 1.Newcastle fans want current owner Mike Ashley out after a 13-year reign that saw Toon twice relegated to the Championship. ‘IN THE DARK’They blame Ashley’s lack of investment — with top players sold while St James’ Park and the club training ground have also been allowed to decay.Now the financial might of the Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund, and billionaire British businessmen the Reuben brothers, is coming to the rescue with a target of challenging for honours.Boss Steve Bruce said yesterday he was “in the dark” over the bid but feels he can emulate Kevin Keegan and Sir Bobby Robson by turning Newcastle into a Champions League outfit again.Mauricio Pochettino and Rafa Benitez are both mooted as replacements but Bruce said: “If it’s good for Newcastle — and the club are going to try to compete with these teams — to be part of it would be great.“I’d back myself, of course I would.”Newcastle loanee Danny Rose said players are being treated like “lab rats” during Project Restart and Bruce added: “He could be less harsh with comments but he’s entitled to his opinion.“If a player or staff, and had reservations, you have to respect them.”Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is behind a consortium on the brink of taking over NewcastleCredit: AP:Associated PressSam Allardyce says Newcastle takeover is going to be ‘very difficult’ for Steve Bruce and compares the situation to his own sacking by new owner Mike Ashley in 2008 Top 5 Best Budget Hotels In Dubai under AED 400 a night. What’s This “Trick” Called? Comment Down Below!! Real or Fake? Shark Attacks Helicopter Source: Soccer – Rebekah Vardy scores an impressive penalty in six-inch heels Travel Diary // Vietnam 2017 10 INCREDIBLE Space Launch Failures! People Slammed By Massive Waves 4last_img read more

Former Netanyahu aide to testify against him, local media says

first_imgKirsty Wigglesworth/WPA Pool/Getty Images(JERUSALEM) — A former top aide to Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to testify against the Israeli prime minister in two corruption cases, according to the BBC.Local media reported that Ari Harow, who is Netanyahu’s former chief of staff, will offer his testimony under a plea bargain in an investigation that involves himself, according to the BBC. Netanyahu, who has denied any wrongdoing, has been questioned three times by the police regarding the investigation, the BBC reported. The cases involve allegations that Netanyahu and his family accepted gifts from wealthy businessmen and tried to strike a deal with one of the country’s biggest newspapers in exchange for more favorable coverage by offering to limit the circulation of a rival outlet, according to the BBC. Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Powered by WPeMatico Relatedlast_img read more