Newcastle United fans react to latest takeover update

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley and Linda Ashley (L) look on from the stand prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United at White Hart Lane...

New potential buyers of Newcastle United have started to emerge, as details of BZG Group's bid for the club still are unclear.

A general view of St James' Park during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Chelsea at St. James Park on May 13, 2018 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

Newcastle United fans are growing frustrated with the uncertainty surrounding their takeover, after the latest update.

The Chronicle claim that BZG Group are now no longer the only interested party in Newcastle, with the club well in truly in demand.


BZG appeared to be closing in on a deal to buy Newcastle, but details of their bid have been disputed from differing sources, and it is totally unclear just how close they are to buying the club from Mike Ashley.

Indeed, the Chronicle now reports that other investors are circling around the St. James’ Park club.

Peter Kenyon and Amanda Staveley, who have both tried to buy Newcastle in the past, are both said to remain interested.

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley (C), Linda Ashley (L) and managing director Lee Charnley (R) look on from the stand prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur...

Orlegi Group in Mexico are also believed to be keen in purchasing Newcastle off Ashley now.

But Newcastle fans are so used to having potential takeover bids spoken about in the media, they are not getting excited by the latest rumours.

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