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Newcastle United takeover: Timeline of events as Mike Ashley launches fresh legal challenge against the Premier League

The Newcastle United takeover is a never-ending saga as Mike Ashley battles the Premier League to approve the Amanda Staveley-led takeover.

Friday, 7th May 2021, 9:56 am

It’s been over a year since PCP Partners, the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia and the Reuben brothers agreed to buy the Magpies for £300million before the EFL refused to approve the deal.

But this takeover speculation started well before the Saudi-bid when Ashley again put the club up for sale in October 2017.

From the first beginnings to the very latest – scroll and click through the pages to see our takeover timeline:

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