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Newcastle United takeover latest: Professor Simon Chadwick weighs in

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Taking to amid the saga currently engulfing Newcastle United, Professor Simon Chadwick – who is Professor of Sports Enterprise and Director of the Centre for Sports Business at Salford University – claimed he’d done some digging around the likelihood of the Saudi Arabian state buying the Magpies. 

Indeed, with the country’s Public Investment Fund strongly linked with a move to finally take over from after 12 years on Tyneside, Chadwick suggested that those he’d spoken to hinted those from the Middle East were claiming they had the money to buy Manchester United, potentially making a move to acquire the somewhat pointless.

Still, it has previously been reported by the Independent that they did indeed try to purchase the Red Devils but were knocked back, potentially sparking their interest in Newcastle.

So, amid this latest take on what is turning into another saga, here’s how on reacted to Chadwick’s comments.

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