Newcastle United transfer news RECAP: Magpies hold 'preliminary discussions' over loan deal for Englishman

A week has passed since the start of the January transfer window and Newcastle United are still looking to secure their first signing of the month.

Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has been linked with a move to Newcastle this month.
Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has been linked with a move to Newcastle this month.

Several names have been linked with a move to St James’s Park in the last few days.

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