Transfer rumours: Newcastle duo close to exit, Sunderland midfielder latest, plus Man City, Chelsea & Arsenal make the headlines

Rafa Benitez
Rafa Benitez

Newcastle United duo Siem de Jong and Emmanuel Riviere are edging towards the exit door, with reports suggesting Ajax are willing to pay €1.5million for their former captain's services.

Riviere's move to Metz could also raise valuable funds for Rafa Benitez as he eyes a squad reshape in the final week of the window. Meanwhile, West Ham have not bid for Didier Ndong, despite reports in France to the contrary. For this and more, see below...