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Newcastle United: Fans flock to Shay Given’s post

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A lot of Newcastle United fans have rushed to comment on a post from Shay Given that included a link to an article with quotes from the former Toon goalkeeper about the proposed takeover of his old club.

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To kick things off, which season is this kit from?

The article by the Evening Chronicle includes quotes from Given’s interview with Sky Sports‘ The Football Show. (14/05/2020, 10:55)

The former Toon goalkeeper, who made 449 appearances for the club, says that this potential takeover would be “great for the Premier League” and that it was “exciting times for Newcastle fans”.

The 44-year-old also said that it would be “very special” if the Premier League approve this deal.

This post from Given drew a lot of attention from many Newcastle fans.

Would you want Given back at the club if the takeover happens?

Yes, he is a legend

Yes, he is a legend

No, time to move on

No, time to move on

What do we think?

Given spent 11 and a half years on Tyneside and judging by the replies, he is clearly adored by many Newcastle fans, and he sounds excited about this proposed takeover.

The deal for Amanda Staveley’s Saudi-backed consortium is currently with the Premier League going through the required checks after a deposit was paid.

It appears as if Given as well as many Toon fans are waiting for the Premier League’s decision.

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