Sport Saudi Arabia abandons plan to buy Newcastle

21:25  30 july  2020
21:25  30 july  2020 Source:   sofoot.com

Amnesty sees Newcastle United's 'sportswashing' takeover collapse as a 'sign'

  Amnesty sees Newcastle United's 'sportswashing' takeover collapse as a 'sign' The Saudi-led takeover of Newcastle United collapsed on Thursday, and Amnesty hopes human rights defenders take heart from the news.A proposed £300million purchase of the Premier League club, backed by Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF), whose chairman is Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, had been ongoing for several months.

  L’Arabie Saoudite abandonne le projet de rachat de Newcastle © Supplied by Sofoot

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This is the kind of mess that usually happens at OM, but now concerns the Magpies : Saudi Arabia finally withdrew from the Newcastle project. Everything seemed complete, however, and the conditional was no longer appropriate to talk about the buyout, but the Saudi pension fund did not get the green light from the English league to proceed. Thus, the relevant public investment fund comes this Thursday, to publish a statement.

Newcastle, the Saudi fantasy

With deep appreciation for the Newcastle community and the importance of its football club, we have made the decision to withdraw our interest in acquiring the club. ”A decision undoubtedly influenced by the action of the League of Human Rights, which campaigned for this redemption not to be made from the English League.

Too bad for the Premier League which could have become a major league.

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The handball club World Cup was postponed indefinitely due to the corona pandemic. The world association IHF announced on Friday. © imago images They faced each other in the final of the Club World Cup in 2019: THW Kiel (white jerseys) and FC Barcelona to Aron Palmarsson. Originally the tournament should have been held in Saudi Arabia from October 6th to 10th. Since the continental club competitions have not yet ended due to the corona crisis, not all participants have been determined anyway.

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