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Premier League blast back at Newcastle over statement that they had rejected the failed £300m Saudi takeover... and claim the deal CAN still go ahead should the 'appropriate information' be provided The £300m deal collapsed in July when the consortium withdrew their offer  Newcastle accused the Premier League of not having acted appropriately But Richard Master and the League have since hit back to express their surprise  

By Craig Hope for MailOnline

Published: 15:30 BST, 10 September 2020 | Updated: 16:05 BST, 10 September 2020



The Premier League have labelled Mike Ashley's claims that they blocked the proposed takeover of Newcastle United as 'incorrect' and say they are still waiting for 'all appropriate information' from the Saudi-led consortium.

The Newcastle owner issued a statement on Wednesday night in which he accused Premier League chief executive Richard Masters of not acting 'appropriately' and said the £300million deal had been formally rejected. He also hinted at taking legal action.

But the League have responded, and said in a statement: 'The Premier League was disappointed and surprised by the Newcastle United

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