NUFC news round up – Kenyon move confirmed, 3 parties make £300m offer & boycott in doubt?

A round up of all of today’s NUFC news and gossip:

  • As revealed by Sky Sports, a US-based consortium led by Peter Kenyon are now the ‘favourite’ to seal a takeover for Newcastle United – but he is just one of FOUR who have made offers ‘in excess’ of £300m – Full story here. 
  • The Northern Echo have revealed why Peter Kenyon is now the ‘clear front-runner’ to buy NUFC – with his group now having access to the club’s ‘data room’ after receiving the the financial backing from US investors – Full story here. 
  • According to reliable NUFC writer Martin Hardy, those ‘inside the club’ at St James’ Park are now preparing for a change of ownership at Newcastle United – suggesting that a takeover could be imminent – Full story here. 
  • The reliable George Caulkin has confirmed that Peter Kenyon is now in ‘advanced talks’ with Mike Ashley – however he believes time is ‘running out’ for a deal to be completed before the January window – Full story here.

  • After claiming to have received ‘evidence’ that a takeover at the club ‘is real’, NUFC fanzine True Faith are now asking the Magpie Group to ‘call off’ the boycott planned for Sunday’s game with Wolves – Full story here.
  • Alan Shearer has not held back when asked by a Man Utd fan if he regretted not signing for the Red Devils earlier in his career – saying he ‘couldn’t stand them then and still can’t stand them now!’ – See exactly what he said here. 
  • Just two days after Mark Hughes was sent packing, Southampton have appointed former RB Leipzig boss Ralph Hasenhuttl  on a two-and-a-half year deal – the man known as the ‘Austrian Jurgen Klopp’ – Full story here. 
  • And finally, with a trip to Everton awaiting us tonight, here’s the surprise NUFC side we believe Benitez *might* just go with at Goodison Park – See possible line-up here. 

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About Olly Hawkins

Olly has been a Junior Magpie from birth. As a season ticket holder and avid Newcastle United fan - he eats, sleeps and breathes all things NUFC.

4 thoughts on “NUFC news round up – Kenyon move confirmed, 3 parties make £300m offer & boycott in doubt?

  1. Call it off or not I’ll be stood outside hoping people turn around and walk away, keep the pressure on, he can’t stand it. A live match embarrassing event is needed. New owners will realise it’s our club, run it properly, don’t take the piss


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