A number of Newcastle United legends celebrated the acquisition of the Saudi Public Investment Fund following the transfer of ownership from England’s Mike Ashley.
On Thursday, the Saudi Public Investment Fund announced that an investment group had acquired 100% of the English club, alongside BCB Capital and R-Peoples Media.
Alan Shearer, the club’s most prominent legend and the English Premier League, was one of the first to congratulate himself on the acquisition, as he wrote to her in a tweet on “Twitter”: “Yes, we can dare to hope again. “
Shearer played for Newcastle for 10 years between 1996 and 2006, having won the English Premier League with Blackburn Rovers, and in his contract with the club dubbed the “Magpies” he reached the FA Cup final twice and has also set a record for being the first player to reach 100 Premier League goals in 124 games, and he also reached 260 goals in his career with the club.
England midfielder Rob Lee, who spent 10 years in the Newcastle shirt, expressed his happiness, through a tweet in which he posted “The Acquisition”, attached to a photo of him in the Newcastle shirt when ‘he was a player alongside Alan Shearer.
Irish goalkeeper Shay Given played for Newcastle for twelve years from 1997-2009, expressing his happiness by putting on black and white two-heart emojis, adding another comment, “It’s been a long time and we’ve been waiting but finally the fans got what they deserve, the owners want to put Newcastle back to the top where it belongs and they have the ambition to fight the greats. Good times for both black and white Elton fans. “