The Athletic reveal 4 names set to make up NUFC’s new board ahead of Saudis £300m takeover

According to The Athletic, Amanda Staveley, her husband Mehrdad Ghodoussi, Yasir Al-Rumayyan and Jamie Reuben will be appointed to a new board of directors once a £300m takeover is completed.

This comes from Chris Waugh’s latest piece on Lee Charnley, who is set to keep the club running on a ‘day-to-day’ basis until the prospective new owners complete their settling in period.

That said, it looks like there’ll be big changes made and several ‘remote meetings’ held between the new board before Charnley officially packs his bags, with The Athletic revealing that several have taken place in recent weeks in a bid to ‘mould the club to fit their long-term vision’.

So, it seems Staveley’s husband, Mehrdad Ghodoussi, will be joining her on the new board of directors – a successful Iranian businessman in his own right and a man she married in 2011.

Then there’s the son of the ‘Reuben Brothers’, Jamie Reuben- who’s expected to leave the QPR board once this is all announced – and Yasir Al-Rumayyan; the Chairman of Saudi Aramco (the world’s biggest oil company) and governor of the PIF.

To think we had a one-man band in Lee Charnley that ran the ship before this..

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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.

One thought on “The Athletic reveal 4 names set to make up NUFC’s new board ahead of Saudis £300m takeover

  1. Nice balance

    That should put Keys. Qatar, Martin Samul, Amnesty International in their box.

    Job Done
    You still there mike ?? GTF


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