The Premier considers stopping the purchase of Newcastle for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi

Premier League President Richard Masters said that They are considering the request of the wife of the journalist assassinated by the Saudi Arabian regime to stop the purchase of Newcastle United by him. Hatice Cengiz, wife of journalist Jamal Khashoggi murdered at the Istanbul consulate by Saudi agents, wrote to the league asking to stop the purchase of Newcastle by a consortium in which Saudi Arabia's crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, is involved in a deal worth more than £ 300m.

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In a letter to which the British channel BBC has had access, Masters has assured Cengiz that they are taking his words into full consideration. The purchase of Newcastle, currently in the hands of businessman Mike Ashley, has been stopped for several weeks, with associations such as Amnesty International asking the Premier to investigate Saudi Arabia's records before giving the go-ahead to the operation. Television operators such as Bein Sport have also called for a stop to this purchase due to the hacking of the Premier parties that occurs in the Arab country.