x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 19 January 2018

Business Extra podcast: Is time running out for the Newcastle takeover? 

It isn't just Dubai financier Amanda Staveley in the race to takeover the Premier League club now

Newcastle United's St James' Park ground. Chris Brunskill / Getty Images
Newcastle United's St James' Park ground. Chris Brunskill / Getty Images

Hosts Mustafa Alrawi and Chris Nelson discuss the latest twist in the saga surrounding English football club Newcastle United, which is the subject of interest from a new mystery bidder in the wake of an offer from Dubai financier Amanda Staveley.

Also, we look ahead to a bumper month of sporting events in the UAE in December and how the business of sport is a key factor in the growth of the tourism industry in the Emirates.

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