Premier League offers no comment on whether Newcastle face investigation

Premier League offers no comment on whether Newcastle face investigation

Saudi Public Investment Fund took majority stake in NewcastleRecent US court case raises questions over state involvement

The chief executive of the Premier League has told MPs he cannot comment on whether Newcastle’s links with Saudi Arabia are being reinvestigated in light of a recent US court case.

Newcastle’s takeover saga finally ended in 2021 after the Saudi Public Investment Fund took a majority stake, having provided “legally binding assurances” to the Premier League there would be no state involvement in the running of the club.

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