Amanda Staveley’s husband Mehrdad Ghodoussi insists he isn’t trying to string Newcastle fans along
Ashley, of course, is involved with a legal dispute with the Premier League and this takeover saga has now entered a new phase: arbitration. There, on the 440 million pound ship that has a Leonardo Da Vinci masterpiece on the wall, Staveley and her husband Mehrdad Ghodoussi mixed with some of the wealthiest people on the planet. It was his conversations with Yasir al-Rumayyan, president of the Saudi Public Investment Fund (PiF), who secured funding that should – if all goes to plan – change the game in the extended three-year effort to buy out Mike. Ashley.