Newcastle will oppose Premier League rule to block transfers, says Howe | Newcastle United

Eddie Howe has indicated Newcastle will do everything in their power to resist a proposed new Premier League rule that would prevent teams from signing players on loan from associated clubs.

A temporary ban will be voted on by clubs on 21 November and would block Howe from borrowing players from the four Saudi Arabian clubs owned, like Newcastle, by the Gulf kingdom’s Public Investment Fund. That would rule out a move for, among others, Al-Hilal’s Rúben Neves.

Although Howe was reluctant to be drawn on the specifics of Newcastle’s resistance plan, he said when asked whether the club…


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