The only way is up for Newcastle United.
Mike Ashley’s exit and the Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund’s (PIF) subsequent takeover in October 2021 has facilitated a major resurgence on Tyneside. Eddie Howe, meanwhile, has coached masterfully since his arrival.
The Magpies are now blessed with all the financial might an elite football club requires, but it is Howe’s shrewd coaching and the club’s savvy approach to recruitment that has helped Newcastle re-emerge as a serious Premier League force.
Sure, a lot of money has been spent by the new owners, but each signing since the start of the…