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Saudi Arabia wealth fund in talks to buy Newcastle United for £340 million

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is in talks to buy English football club Newcastle United for about 340 million pounds (about N156.4 billion), a source familiar with the situation told Reuters.

Manchester City owners in record valuation after US investment

The parent company of Premier League champions Manchester City has been given a global record sports valuation of £3.73 billion ($4.8 billion) after US equity firm Silver Lake acquired just over 10 per cent of the company on Wednesday.
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Khaldoon Al Mubarak: Some Manchester City rivals are ‘jealous’

Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak says some of their rivals are jealous of the club’s success.
Manchester City needed penalties to overcome Chelsea in the Carabao Cup final, but Pep Guardiola said his side may have suffered some long-term injuries. Getty

Manchester City to play pre-season games in China

Manchester City will play their pre-season matches in the Chinese cities of Nanjing and Shanghai in July as part of the Premier League Asia Trophy, the English champions said on Tuesday.

UEFA investigates Manchester City over FFP

German publication Der Spiegel reported in November that Manchester City’s Abu Dhabi owners inflated sponsorship agreements in order to comply with FFP requirements.
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Manchester City respond to fresh Der Spiegel email leaks

Manchester City have refused to comment on fresh allegations they broke UEFA rules in order to comply with Financial Fair Play regulations.

Manchester City chairman expects more under ‘relentless’ Pep Guardiola

The chairman of English Premier League champions Manchester City is confident the club will reach even greater heights under the “relentless” Pep Guardiola despite having just completed a record-breaking season.

Man steals £5 million from wife to buy English club

The man who owned Portsmouth for six weeks during an ill-fated spell in 2009 has been sentenced to five years in a United Arab Emirates jail for stealing £5m from his wife to fund the purchase.

Robinho heads to Sivasspor despite rape conviction

Brazil forward Robinho is set to join Turkish Super Lig side Sivasspor, the club said on Monday, despite his sentencing in absentia to nine years in prison in Italy for gang rape.

Manchester City top financial firepower list

Premier League leaders Manchester City have more financial muscle than any other club in world football, according to a study that sees English clubs dominate the top 10.

Five memorable Manchester derbies

Manchester United clash with bitter rivals Manchester City at Old Trafford on Sunday in a Premier League summit meeting that will go a long way towards deciding this season’s title race.

UEFA not investigating Man City over financial fair play

Uefa says it is not investigating Manchester City over its Financial Fair Play rules, despite the Spanish league calling for them to do so.

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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

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ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

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