Craig Bellamy fires passionate message to Amanda Staveley about Newcastle takeover

Chief Negotiator of Dubai International Capital Amanda Staveley looks on prior to the UEFA Champions League Semi Final, first leg match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield on April 22,...

Former Newcastle United striker Craig Bellamy has a message for Amanda Staveley over her proposed takeover bid.

DIC negotiator Amanda Staveley takes her seat before Liverpool took on Chelsea in their UEFA Champions League semi-final football match against Liverpool at Anfield in Liverpool, north...

Financier Staveley has submitted a formal takeover offer to Newcastle owner Mike Ashley to buy the club, as reported by Sky Sports.

According to Sky, Ms Staveley's PCP Capital Partners tabled a bid to buy Newcastle from Mr Ashley late last week following more than two months of negotiations.

Sky Sports claims Newcastle have denied the bid is worth in the region of £300m.

PCP's money is a combination of Ms Staveley's equity and that of her major investors, which include funds based in the Middle East.

Owner of Sports Direct and Newcastle United, Mike Ashley, arrives at the High Court on July 10, 2017 in London, England. Mr Ashley is defending himself against a lawsuit filed by former...

The news is welcomed by Magpies fans who are desperate to see their club compete with the Premier League elite in the transfer market once again.

And speaking as a guest on Sky Sports Monday Night Football show, former Newcastle striker Bellamy had a message for Staveley about his old club.

"Look Mike Ashley IS going to sell the club," Bellamy told MNF.

Newcastle United fans celebrate at the final whistle during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and West Ham United at St. James Park on August 26, 2017 in Newcastle upon...

"I just look at it from the outside looking in and if there is money available and there is someone out there that's wanting to buy a football club, please go and buy Newcastle United because it's a brilliant football club, the fans.

"It just needs that lift.

"And if they can get that, and someone who is willing to invest in the squad, back the manager they'll have a good time doing it as well."

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