'The pain on his face' - Newcastle United fans react as Richard Masters answers takeover question

Richard Masters was asked about the Newcastle United takeover – and fans provided their take on his response.

The Premier League chief executive reiterated that he cannot comment on the Amanda Staveley-brokered deal, which is currently going through legal proceedings.

Here is how some supporters reacted to Masters’ Sky Sports interview on social media:

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@BillyWa16214367: He didn’t look happy.

Richard Masters, chief executive of the Premier League, was asked about the Newcastle United takeover. (Photo by Fred Lee/Getty Images for Premier League)

@_TheRealBigG: Anyone a body language experts out there? What does that slight ‘nose turn’ just as ‘Newcastle are staying up’ is mentioned? #nufc

@Fan17Toon: The pain on his face whenever someone mentions @NUFC to him.

@Johnboy25: He sounds delighted we have stayed up lol.

@K67647299Roman: Awww so you’re trying to tell me he’s not happy we stopped up.

@KyleJDodd95: It’s obviously still ongoing, As it’s still named as "the takeover"

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