Newcastle United transfer latest: Updates on Fernandez, Marlon and Puncheon as Rafa Benitez eyes last ditch deals

Rafa Benitez is desperately pushing for the Newcastle United hierarchy to get deals done before the close of the transfer window.

The Gazette has learned that Benitez has not given up hope of at least TWO players coming in before deadline at 5pm this afternoon. Scroll down for the latest on Newcastle's links.

Rafa Benitez.

Rafa Benitez.