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Newcastle United’s £300m Saudi Takeover Set To Go Through With The New Owners Ready To Get Straight To Work

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The Saudi takeover of Newcastle United is set to go through after the Gulf state settled its piracy dispute with Premier League broadcast partner beIN Sports and gave assurances over who will control the club.

Sources said that the lifting of a four-year ban on Qatar-based beIN Sports being shown in Saudi, as well as the removal of all forms of piracy in the country, will pave the way for the £300million deal to be signed off, ending Mike Ashley’s 14-year ownership.

The deal is expected to be officially announced today and will end Mike Ashley’s 14-year reign and set up spending spree. The new owners are said to be ready to get straight to work once the paperwork is complete.

A buy-out was abandoned in the summer of 2020 when the consortium, led by Saudi’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) and including Amanda Staveley and the Reuben brothers — were unable to prove separation between themselves and the Saudi state, headed by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

The Premier League have now received assurances that the state will not be directly involved in the running of the club and sources say this will see the deal given the green light.

Ashley opened arbitration proceedings against the Premier League last year in a bid to revive the takeover and that case was set to be heard in January. It is now unlikely to happen.

The Premier League had delayed their decision on approving the deal via their owners and directors test, given concerns over the involvement of the Saudi state, who they believe have been behind the piracy of their product over several years.

But with piracy issues having now been resolved with Newcastle fans set to welcome a new era that will make them among the richest clubs in the world.

‘If all of this had been done 18 months ago, the takeover would have been signed off already,’ a source told Sportsmail. ‘The Premier League could not approve a takeover whereby one of its member clubs would be owned by a state it believed to be guilty of piracy against the League and one of its broadcast partners. The League has tried to sue the Saudi state nine times in relation to piracy.

‘That was why the buyers had to prove separation from the Saudi state. That was almost impossible, especially given the revelations about Mohammed bin Salman texting Boris Johnson and pressurising him to influence the deal.

‘But those issues, including piracy, have now been resolved. Crucially, the Premier League do not want to be seen to be connected directly to the Saudi state.’

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Xavi Agrees To Become Barcelona’s New Boss

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Barcelona football icon, Xavi has reportedly agreed a deal with Barcelona to become their new manager .

Ronald Koeman was sacked after Wednesday night’s defeat by Rayo Vallecano and the club have announced that Sergi Barjuan will take charge in the interim.

According to Spanish paper, AS, Xavi wants to say a proper farewell to Qatari club Al Sadd but could land in Barcelona on November 4 and either be presented on that date or the following day.

According to AS, Xavi has a release clause of £840,000 that Barcelona will have to pay, although AS say there could be a gentleman’s agreement between the manager and his bosses in Qatar could let him leave for free.

Xavi has managed Al Sadd for two years and joined as a player in 2015 after leaving Barca.

Popular football transfer news guryz Fabrizio Romano tweeted: ‘Barcelona will announce new interim coach. Then it’s gonna be Xavi. He has accepted Barça project after talking with president Laporta days ago. Still waiting contract termination process with Al-Sadd.’

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Kennedy Agyapong Was Going To Use Our Old Pictures For Damage Control : Serwaa Broni

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Serrwaa Broni, the alleged lesbian and side chic of President Nana Addo has come out to speak about her photos with the President that she shared on social media years ago.

According to Serwaa Broni, she is a friend to Nana Addo and they have been friends way before he became the President of the land.

According to her, she took some pictures with the President onboard the Presidential plane on the way to Kumasi for a funeral which Nana Addo had personally invited her.

She later shared photos on social media because she saw it to be a one-time experience thing onboard a private jet.

Serwaa narrated that after sharing the photos of social media, Nana Addo called her and asked her to delete the photos before it creates problem for him and the government.

After she pulled down the photos from her social media page, she had a meeting with Kennedy Agyapong who told her that what she did was wrong and the opposition party could capitalize on it for them to lose the elections.

The alleged side chic explained that prior to meeting Kennedy Agyapong for that meeting, they have been friends for a long time so they have a lot of pictures and videos together.

At their meeting Serwaa disclosed that (President and some others) asked Kennedy to do a damage control should the opponent raise this issue.

Without micing words, she said Kennedy was to use their old photos and video together to counter all allegations from the opposition party.

Kennedy Agyapong is yet to defend his reputation in this fresh scandal that has surfaced in the media.

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Nana Addo And Hopeson Adorye Staged My Robbery In Ghana : Alleged Side Chic Of Nana Addo

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A Ghanaian based in Canada identified as Evelyn Adu but known popularly as Serwaa Broni has accused the President of the land Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo and Hopeson Adorye of robbing her.

According to the lady in a video sighted on social media, she is a friend of the President and they’ve both met at different locations all on the order of Nana Addo.

She explained that one time she had the privilege of joining the Presidential Falcon to Kumasi for a funeral together with Nana Addo and took some pictures whiles on the plane.

Serwaa added that she posted the photos on Facebook which generated a lot of issues with the President forcing her to delete the photos.

The alleged side chic of the President continued that after that incident she flew back to Canada but was still in communication with the President who wanted her to return to Ghana so they could meet.

She finally decided to come to Ghana and informed the President about it but he also told her he was travelling to Russia but would leave everything in the hands of Hopeson Adorye.

Looking at how the President was mounting pressure on her coming down, she suspected that he might be up to something so she discussed with her detective friend who adviced her not to meet up with the President or Hopeson Adorye.

Despite attempt to dodge Hopeson on her arrival at the airport he still saw her and took her to Golden Tulip Hotel where they had booked a room for her.

Days later, she planned on traveling to Togo with another person together with the driver Hopeson provided for her.

On their way they got robbed few meters away from the Central University by three armed men who took away their belongings and money.

After reporting the incident at a nearby Police Station, they returned to their hotel to reliase that someone has come into the room and has tempered with their laptop.

Serwaa Broni stated that after joining dots together she came to conclusion that her robbery was orchasted by the President and Hopeson Adorye.

She revealed CCTV footage from the hotel revealed that it was Hopeson Adorye that entered her hotel room whilst they were been robbed by the alleged robbers who from her checks showed are National Security.

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