Investor reveals Newcastle approach

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American investors InterMedia Partners claim they have been approached about a possible takeover of Newcastle.

The club described claims owner Mike Ashley had met with the New York-based private equity firm as "absolute nonsense" on Friday but InterMedia have have confirmed they were contacted by an unnamed party with regard to a buyout but had no interest in taking the discussion further.

A spokesman told BBC Sport: "InterMedia was approached about a deal, made no offer and has no interest."

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