Newcastle United takeover update as Mexican meeting confirmed plus Spain international striker linked
Prospective Newcastle United buyer Alejandro Irarragorri DID meet with owner Mike Ashley in London recently – but a takeover, at this stage, still remains a long way off.
A report in online publication The Athletic this morning revealed the Mexican’s Orlegi Group hold some ‘confidence’ a takeover of the Premier League outfit could go ahead.
But while the Gazette understands it was the Mexican magnate who met for face-to-face talks with Ashley, there is still some way to go before fans can start rolling out the Mexican flags at St James’s Park.
On the same topic, here’s every cough and splutter from what has proven to be the year of the non-takeover at United.
Meanwhile, here’s the type of player Newcastle will be eyeing in January – and what the budget might be. Some fantastic transfer insight from our NUFC writer Miles Starforth.
Elsewhere, the Magpies have been linked with a winter window move for a Galactico.
And on the exit front, could United lose this duo?