ALL POSTS TAGGED "Saudi Public Investment Fund"

AC Milan

/ 18 days ago

Maldini in talks for Saudi job following departure from AC Milan

Professional soccer in Saudi Arabia has received a lot of attention recently. The league has been around since 1976, but this season, it has attracted more foreign superstars than ever before. Cristiano Ronaldo signing with Al-Nassr in January was the first major move. It saw Saudi Arabia take its first step toward realizing its vision. […]


/ 19 days ago

Al-Hilal mulling on major contract revision for Neymar after injury

Al-Hilal is pondering a major adjustment to Neymar Jr's contract following his major injury with Brazil. The Brazilian superstar signed a two-year agreement with the Saudi team for around $160 million each season. He moved there from Paris Saint-Germain in August for $95 million. Neymar was playing for Brazil last month when he and his […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 24 days ago

Newcastle exploring Saudi market for Tonali replacement

Newcastle executive Dan Ashworth has confirmed that the Magpies might explore the Saudi market in January to find a replacement for the suspended Sandro Tonali. The Italian midfielder is now serving a 10-month ban after FIFA extended the worldwide suspension. The 23-year-old was sanctioned by the Italian Football Federation (FIGC), last week for violating betting […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 83 days ago

EPL clubs seek ban on nation-state ownership like Newcastle

Many prominent Premier League clubs petitioned the UK government to restrict nation-state governments to purchase ownership in English teams. A new independent soccer authority may soon take up this request as part of their job. The United Kingdom’s government, meantime, has assured that it would arrive "when parliamentary time allows", according to The Guardian. English […]


/ 221 days ago

Newcastle in talks to buy Belgian team KV Oostende

Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund, the current owners of Newcastle United, are reportedly in negotiations to purchase Belgian club KV Oostende. The current ownership group behind the Magpies has been looking to invest in another team for months as part of a global partnership. The Athletic claims that KV Oostende may be available to buy […]