Newcastle United LIVE News: Most recent takeover Jacob Murphy’s gesture


Welcome to our Newcastle United live blog for Sunday April 5.

Reports on Sunday said Newcastle was close to new owners – with the PIF group a “step closer” towards the end.

Mark Douglas writes that this is the best chance of a takeover of Tyneside in a decade – but the question remains whether an agreement can be reached.

Friday, Italian journalist Fabio Santini announced that Max Allegri could be the new boss of the Magpies if PIF finalizes their takeover, and even chose Mauro Icardi as the first signature.

The Premier League has made the decision to suspend competition indefinitely amid the coronavirus outbreak.

The initial postponement had seen the Magpies return to Bournemouth on April 4.

However, the decision was made on Friday to suspend the competition indefinitely.

Andrew Musgrove presents our big NUFC quiz this afternoon. You can play here at home.

We will bring you the latest information on this throughout the day.


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