Staveley issues statement, Boris pressures Premier League & Bruce eyeing double deal? – NUFC news round-up

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

  • Through the NUFC Trust, Amanda Staveley has released a statement to Newcastle United fans on behalf of the entire Saudi consortium, thanking us for the ‘incredible backing’ we’ve given them in recent days – Read it in full here.
  • Boris Johnson has today supported calls for the Premier League to release a statement regarding the potential takeover of Newcastle United – Full story here.
  • According to the Northern Echo, Steve Bruce is pursuing loan deals for Liverpool’s Harry Wilson and highly-rated Chelsea attacker Conor Gallagher – Full story here.
  • Ant and Dec and takeover associate Carla DiBello have both shared the petition seeking a investigation into the Premier League’s Owners and Directors Test, helping it move close to 100,000 signatures – Sign it here.
  • According to South America reporter Diego Rueda, Newcastle are in talks to sign Colombian international Wilmar Barrios – Full story here.
  • Richard Keys’ relationship with newly appointed Premier League chairman Garry Hoffman has comes under the microscope, with questions being raised over a potential conflict of interests in the takeover process – Full story here.

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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.

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