Newcastle Takeover Spurs Joy and Concerns

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By NTD Newsroom
October 8, 2021NTD UK News
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A Saudi Arabia-led consortium is buying Premier League club Newcastle United for over 300 million pounds (about $400 million). The deal will make the Magpies one of the richest clubs in the world. But human rights groups are warning that Riyadh is trying to rebrand itself through sports-washing.

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