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Obviously I hope he's right but there is absolutely no way you would tweet about something that confidential to your job. For what, a few likes? From a club he doesn't support?

 

That's not his real name and he doesn't state where he works. So hard to pinpoint who he is.

 

For us maybe, probably a bit easier for his employer.

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There’s nothing in his Twitter to suggest he’s anything but a Chelsea fanatic. Normally people would follow things or people semi related to what they do professionally, but not this chap, the only thing related to NUFC was Alan Shearer.

 

It’s unusual that he would post about this, he’s got nothing to gain from lying about it.

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Edited post.

 

So... I found out through some internet sleuthing, that the owner of this Twitter account works in a barrister's chambers with connections to Amanda Staveley.

 

There's definitely a reason the person behind this Twitter account would potentially have heard something. Whether this stems from careless conjecture/office gossip, or comes from Staveley's confidence (which seems to be a driving force for rumours), or is completely fabricated... who knows. But, given the lad's employer/colleagues, there's is definitely the potential for him to have heard something very few others would have heard, which makes me feel somewhat more positive and optimistic.

 

Feel free to dismiss or get ludicrously excited - it's up to you. I'm going to bed, as this kept me up longer than I really wanted it to.

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If you don't want to doxx the lad you probably shouldn't post detailed instructions on how to find out exactly who he is and where he works on a public forum.

 

He hasn't been doxxed, and I don't think it would be easy to replicate this as I haven't been that explicit regarding the method. I'll edit anyway. Jeez...

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It’s certainly easy to dismiss these accounts, however similar to the RyanEMaine twitter account, they have no previous links to Newcastle and both reside in the big smoke.

 

Yes treat with caution but it’s not beyond the realms people working in the financial and legal fields in London will have knowledge of things going on.

 

I would certainly rather be able to read these things and make up my own mind, and if nothing else it gives us all something to talk about. Certainly some of these people who have abused the lad on twitter have a bolt loose and are taking matters to a ridiculous level of seriousness.

 

We all want information that is why we read these threads so just enjoy it for what it is. Some information will be shite but for fucks sake let’s not give ourselves a coronary over it.

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Only one place for a tweet like this.

 

 

He also implies it could be through Aramco.

If it is through ARAMCO we will experience the same problems as PIF because ARAMCO is owned 100% by the Saudi government.

 

It's listed on the Saudi stock exchange now. Most valuable company in the world I believe.

 

I assume the Saudi Government own a large % of it but presumably not all as it can be publically traded.

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He also implies it could be through Aramco.

If it is through ARAMCO we will experience the same problems as PIF because ARAMCO is owned 100% by the Saudi government.

 

It's listed on the Saudi stock exchange now. Most valuable company in the world I believe.

 

I assume the Saudi Government own a large % of it but presumably not all as it can be publically traded.

 

I got the impression that his Aramco comment was more in relation to getting around FFP with them as Man City style sponsors, rather than outright purchasers/replacing PIF. I think that is his own interpretation in response to someone else mentioning it would take time to build a good team even in the event of a takeover because of FFP.

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He also implies it could be through Aramco.

If it is through ARAMCO we will experience the same problems as PIF because ARAMCO is owned 100% by the Saudi government.

 

It's listed on the Saudi stock exchange now. Most valuable company in the world I believe.

 

I assume the Saudi Government own a large % of it but presumably not all as it can be publically traded.

 

I got the impression that his Aramco comment was more in relation to getting around FFP with them as Man City style sponsors, rather than outright purchasers/replacing PIF. I think that is his own interpretation in response to someone else mentioning it would take time to build a good team even in the event of a takeover because of FFP.

That is how I read it also

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I got the impression that his Aramco comment was more in relation to getting around FFP with them as Man City style sponsors, rather than outright purchasers/replacing PIF. I think that is his own interpretation in response to someone else mentioning it would take time to build a good team even in the event of a takeover because of FFP.

I don't care how long it takes.

Just get Ashley out and let us be a football club again.

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I'll take Bruce till the end of the season and allow him to ride off into the sunset if it means the takeover still goes ahead.

 

Massive leap of faith here but I'm surprised Poch is still without a club.

 

 

Still praying for Ole to keep sneaking the odd win to keep him off the chopping block until we've secured Poch.

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He said it won't happen this side of Christmas so I don't think we'll hear much tbh. January looks like being an absolutely crucial month, especially the first couple of weeks.

 

My point was that if some random bloke from London knows this, it has to leak soon. If it doesn’t, then it’s another WUM.

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I'll take Bruce till the end of the season and allow him to ride off into the sunset if it means the takeover still goes ahead.

 

Massive leap of faith here but I'm surprised Poch is still without a club.

 

 

Still praying for Ole to keep sneaking the odd win to keep him off the chopping block until we've secured Poch.

 

I must be missing something with the Poch love in. Nowt special.

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I'll take Bruce till the end of the season and allow him to ride off into the sunset if it means the takeover still goes ahead.

Massive leap of faith here but I'm surprised Poch is still without a club.

Still praying for Ole to keep sneaking the odd win to keep him off the chopping block until we've secured Poch.

I must be missing something with the Poch love in. Nowt special.

 

We currently have Steve Bruce.

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I'll take Bruce till the end of the season and allow him to ride off into the sunset if it means the takeover still goes ahead.

 

Massive leap of faith here but I'm surprised Poch is still without a club.

 

 

Still praying for Ole to keep sneaking the odd win to keep him off the chopping block until we've secured Poch.

 

I don't think they're interested in sacking him right now anyway. I think a lot of clubs are in a kind of holding pattern until covid is more normal as well.

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