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The St James’s Park outfit are the subject of a £300million bid from a Saudi-led group, backed by Amanda Staveley and the Reuben Brothers – with the deal currently going through Premier League checks.

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund looks set to take an 80 percent shareholding in the club once the deal is signed-off.

And Methven – who owns a minority six percent stake in Sunderland despite resigning as a director last year – has some advice for the Magpies potential new owners as they prepare to embark on their first foray into North East football.

“You need a thick skin,” said Methven, as quoted in a Bloomberg article.

It’s a profound culture shock for people who haven’t been in a football environment.”


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