Steve Bruce made just one summer signing - could he add any of these Championship stars to his squad in January? (Photo by Martin Rickett/Getty Images)

The Championship stars that Newcastle United should target in January - including Fulham, Bournemouth and Manchester United players

Recruiting in January is notoriously difficult for clubs but could the Championship be the route to success in the transfer market for Newcastle?

After a disappointing summer where just one senior signing was complete, will Newcastle look to strengthen in January?

If they choose to do that, they may want to look at the success that former players Ivan Toney and Adam Armtsrong are currently enjoying in the top-flight.

Both Toney and Armstrong came through the football league to earn their places in the Premier League as the pair particularly excelled last season in the Championship.

The Championship has proven to be a breeding ground for great young prospects, as well as a place where players can rediscover form.

Therefore, as we creep slowly towards the January window, we have listed 14 of the very best Championship players that we believe Newcastle United should target in order to improve their squad.

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