Newcastle United, the old traditional club from the north of England, has been bobbing through the English football landscape for many years. For more than a decade, the once so successful association has had no chance of participating in a European competition.
But soon everything will be completely different: Because Newcastle United has been the object of desire in a takeover battle for months that English football has never seen before. Sums in the three-digit million range are traded, which is dizzyingly high even for Premier League conditions. The protagonists are almost even more spectacular.