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Watch: Exclusive - Ipswich owner Brett Johnson admits 'we took long look at Newcastle'

New Ipswich Town owner Brett Johnson admits his consortium took a close look at buying Newcastle United before turning to the Tractor Boys.

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Johnson, who alongside partners Berke Bakay and Mark Detmer, bought Ipswich under their company Gamechanger 20 ltd last season.

Speaking with Tribal Football, Johnson admitted they took a deep look at Mike Ashley's Newcastle and also Charlton Athletic before eventually buying League OneIpswich Town last season.

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