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Saudis ‘in talks to buy Newcastle United' as crown prince eyes Premier League entry

22 days ago   |   By RT

The sovereign wealth fund controlled by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is in talks to buy Premier League club Newcastle United, according to reports.
The Saudi Public Investment Fund has joined with a team of investors led by British financier Amanda Staveley to table a £340 million bid for the North East club, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.
The investment would be seen as a way for the Saudis to enter the Premier League, following moves in recent years from fellow Gulf states such as the UAE, who own current English champions Manchester City though royal family...
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Saudi wealth fund in talks to buy Newcastle United for 340 mln stg - WSJ

Saudi wealth fund in talks to buy Newcastle United for 340 mln stg - WSJ

22 days ago   |   By National Post

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund is in talks to buy English soccer team Newcastle United for about 340 million pounds , the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the discussions.
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