One of them was Santiago Munoz, who joined on an 18-month loan from Mexican club Santos Laguna last summer.
Asked if he envisaged Munoz playing a first-team role before the end of his loan, head coach Howe said: “I’ve seen minimal match action of him. The reason for that is, with Covid, we haven’t mixed the groups too much,
Newcastle United transfer target confirms move ahead of official announcement
Newcastle United transfer news: Magpies identify £40m James Maddison alternative with ex-Crystal Palace man linked
Eddie Howe’s surprise Newcastle United transfer admission as Brighton draw reinforces priority
The hilarious reason Newcastle United goalkeeper Nick Pope went viral on Twitter following Burger King tweet
Brendan Rodgers reveals he talked Swansea City defender out of move to Newcastle United whilst on Mount Kilimanjaro
"Certainly, with restrictions seeming to be relaxed, it’s something we can encourage more. I want to see more of the Under-18s, Under-23s with us, giving people the opportunity to step up. I wouldn’t attach too many promises to that, because we’re in a relegation fight, and I need Premier League players in this fight, but it’s certainly something I want to try and push.”