TORREON, MEXICO - MAY 17: General view of the field prior he Final first leg match between Santos Laguna and Toluca as part of the Torneo Clausura 2018 Liga MX at Corona Stadium on May 17, 2018 in Torreon, Mexico. (Photo by Manuel Guadarrama/Getty Images)

Orlegi Sports, GACP, BZG & more – NINETEEN key NUFC takeover updates in 2019

Newcastle United has been awash with endless takeover tales this summer – from the apparent incoming Arab riches, Kylian Mbappe and Jose Mourinho to the meagre pickings of a buy now, pay later American investment firm.

But, despite all of the rumour and conjecture, claims and counter-claims, statements and radio silence from Newcastle United, Sports Direct tycoon Mike Ashley remains the owner at St James’s Park.

Sheikh Khaled, the Bin Zayed Group, some mystery Chinese, some more mystery Americans, GACP Sports, Peter Kenyon and Joseph DaGrosa – here’s every development in a summer that promised change and prosperity for United, but delivered nothing more than the status quo, with a dialling down of quality in the dugout, and on the pitch, as well as dwindling numbers on the terraces.

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