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Mike Ashley will take legal action against the Premier League over Newcastle's failed Saudi takeover

Mike Ashley hires two leading QCs for disputeNewcastle accused Premier League of ‘acting inappropriately’ Mike Ashley, the Newcastle owner, has instructed two leading QCs to represent the club in their dispute with the Premier League over its rejection of Saudi-led takeover based on its owners and directors test.Last
week, Ashley accused the Premier League’s chief executive, Richard Masters, of having not “acted appropriately” during the process that eventually led to the Public Investment Fund and its partners, the billionaire Reuben brothers and Amanda Staveley withdrawing their £300m offer, adding that the club would “be considering all relevant options available to them”.
Source: the guardian

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