Matthew and Stephen join forces to try to get their heads round the implications of the latest (and by far the biggest in financial terms) nation state buying their chunk of the sport we love.

Joe Willock of Newcastle United celebrates with Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce after scoring in added time to level the score at 1-1 ActionPlus David Blunsden
Joe Willock of Newcastle United celebrates with Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce after scoring in added time to level the score at 1-1 ActionPlus David Blunsden

We talk sportswashing, the already murky waters (see Pod 164 with Joe Odell about our own sponsors, Fly Emirates) of the Premier League, governance and what it means for Arsenal specifically and English and European football generally.

We also look at why this is a whole other level to Manchester City and PSG both financially and morally, and why no-one should be having a go at Newcastle fans.

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