Amanda Staveley’s husband Mehrdad Ghodoussi insists he isn’t trying to string Newcastle fans along
Newcastle United’s new owners have vowed to compete for “world-class players” – but Steve Bruce’s future is in the balance. Director Amanda Staveley has warned the Toon won’t spend “irrationally”, and only stars who are “brave, passionate and full of heart” need apply. Asked if the likes of PSG’s Kylian Mbappe would be on the Toon’s radar in future years, she told Mirror Sport: “We are in the market to compete for world class players, we have done it before. “But we need the infrastructure around the world class players. We will get there, and we already have world-class players, we want to make sure they have the support around them.