After years of dissatisfaction from fans ever since Ashley bought the club back in 2007, supporters were ecstatic when the news broke that the Saudi Public Investment Fund will become the majority owner of the club.
It means they will provide 80 per cent of funds for the £300 million deal, BBC Sport reported.
With Mike Ashley’s 14-year spell now at an end, Newcastle fans kicked off the celebrations outside the team’s stadium, St James’ Park.
Fender, who was on BBC Breakfast to discuss his new album Seventeen Going Under, which is released today, was repping his beloved football club when he appeared on the show as he sported the same Newcastle United Adidas jacket that he was pictured in the night before.
The 28-year-old explained how he, along with his saxophone player, got the party started out in the Toon last night.
Newcastle fan Sam Fender took part in the celebrations following news of the club takeover yesterday.
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