Left to right: Gareth Bale, Alexandre Lacazette and James Tarkowski have all been linked with moves to Newcastle United following the club's takeover

Here's how a Newcastle United starting XI of players they've been linked with January moves for could look

Newcastle United’s Saudi Arabia-backed takeover has resulted in rampant speculations and rumours about players the club could potentially land when the January transfer window opens.

Among the stars linked have been some of Europe’s most familiar names, several England internationals and a good few up and coming talents.

The new owners are expected to go on a spending spree when the market reopens and although it’s unlikely the will look to overhaul the current squad from 1-to-11, there are certainly going to be a good few changes.

Here is how a Newcastle United starting XI of only players they have been linked with moves for could look:

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