Sheikh Khaled's Bin Zayed Group have claimed that they have struck a deal to purchase the club in a deal worth £350million, which could put an end to Mike Ashley's time in the North East.
And should a takeover be completed, it will no doubt have ramifications for individual players - with a number of first-team members facing uncertain futures this summer.
One player who could be set for the exit door is Joselu, with the Spanish striker entering the final year of the three-year deal he penned when he arrived from Stoke City in 2017.
There has been interest in the frontman from his homeland from La Liga side Alaves, while a lucrative move to the Chinese Super League has also been touted in recent months.
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An exit looks likely this summer, especially given the striker failed to make Rafa Benitez's matchday squad towards the end of the campaign as he fell down the pecking order - thanks in part to the fine form of Ayoze Perez and Salomon Rondon.
But while the man himself believes leaving the club is a possibility, he feels it could hinge heavily on whether there is a change in ownership - and therefore the board - at St James's Park.
Speaking to Marca he said: “I have one year left on the contract at Newcastle, I have chances to change but it will depend on the new board that will come to the club.”