A host of Premier League clubs are eyeing crucial deals as the January transfer window enters its 12th day.
And Steve Bruce’s Magpies – fresh from a 1-1 draw with high-flying Wolves – have been linked with a couple of key transfers, with the ex-Hull City ruling out a deal for one of his strikers amidst Championship interest.
Scroll down and click through the pages to view the latest top-tier talk.
1. Steve Bruce on Dwight Gayle
Steve Bruce says Dwight Gayle is going nowhere in this month’s transfer window. (Shields Gazette) Photo: Marc Atkins
2. What could have been?
Inter Milan manager Antonio Conte says he tried to sign AC Milan's 38-year-old Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who was at Manchester United at the time, during his time as Chelsea boss. (Evening Standard) Photo: Enrico Locci
3. Sheffield United linked with Ipswich defender
Sheffield United are monitoring Ipswich Town's 21-year-old English central defender Luke Woolfenden, with the club prioritising the signing of two centre-backs. (Sheffield Star) Photo: Stephen Pond
4. Burnley eye Championship man
Burnley eyeing £7m Josh Brownhill move after talks with Bristol City while they also target Chelsea youngster Conor Gallagher. (Mail on Sunday) Photo: Alex Burstow