Newcastle given switch inexperienced mild after main Premier League vote
Premier League golf equipment have voted towards a ban on related-party loans forward of the January switch window, with the movement failing to achieve the required help of 14 golf equipment by a single vote.
The crunch vote on the Premier League shareholders’ assembly on Tuesday was break up 13-7 in favour of fast-tracking a ban on loans between related golf equipment, which meant it fell narrowly wanting the two-thirds majority verdict.
It means Newcastle United, for instance, shall be free to signal gamers from golf equipment who’re additionally primarily owned by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment fund.
The Magpies have been closely linked with former Wolves captain Ruben Neves, who accomplished a transfer to Al Hilal within the Saudi Pro League this summer time. Al Hilal are one in every of 4 golf equipment within the Saudi Pro League who at the moment are additionally owned by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment fund, in addition to Al-Nassr, Al-Ahli and Al-Ittihad.
Newcastle have been hit by a significant damage disaster in latest weeks, whereas additionally shedding summer time signing Sandro Tonali for the remainder of the season attributable to a betting ban.
Manchester City, Chelsea and Brighton’s ownerships additionally function a multi-club mannequin, and the rise of such buildings prompted questions of sporting integrity and the equity of related-party transactions.
The Independent additionally reported on Monday that Premier League golf equipment had been prone to be break up on one other vote regarding a brand new proposed monetary distribution mannequin between the Premier League and EFL.
The vote is predicted to create divisions between the so-called “bix six” golf equipment and the remainder of the top-flight, who consider they may really feel the hit of the newly proposed monetary distribution mannequin greater than the wealthier sides within the competitors.