But who could be on the move? A number of names have been linked with St James’s Park and, indeed, moves away from the Magpies. Scroll down and click through the pages to see FIFTEEN deals the Magpies could push through in January, both IN and OUT.
1. Yoshinori Muto
He's unhappy at not playing and looking for a way out. It's, not surprise mind. Has made little to no impact since arriving last summer.
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2. Javier Manquillo
With United needing to free up room in the squad, and having two other right-backs available, you'd think Manquillo would be at risk. Also in the final year of his deal.
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3. Reagan Thomson - Queen's Park
The Hampden Park based amateur club north of the border have a rich history of producing talent, Liverpool's Andy Robertson the latest in a long line. The Daily Record claim United will pay compensation for the player.
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4. Granit Xhaka
A possible loan deal has been discussed and United boss Steve Bruce is a big fan of the Swiss international. AC Milan a more likely destination for the wantaway Arsenal man, stripped of the captaincy by Unai Emery.
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