Eddie Howe, Newcastle United manager. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

The seven players Newcastle United are most likely to sign before January transfer deadline

The Magpies could still have plenty of business left to do.

Friday, 21st January 2022, 4:01 pm

With less than two weeks of the January transfer window remaining, Eddie Howe will be eager to add more fresh talent to his Newcastle United squad.

The Toon Army have already moved to bring in Kieran Trippier and Chris Wood this month, with both players walking straight into Howe’s starting XI, but there are unquestionably still areas that the Magpies will be hoping to bolster in an effort to drag themselves clear of their ongoing relegation battle.

Chief among those areas is the heart of defence. In recent days, Newcastle have seemingly edged closer to wrapping up a deal for Sevilla centre-back Diego Carlos, with transfer guru Fabrizio Romano now reporting that they will test the Spanish club’s resolve yet again with an improved offer for the Brazilian.

But Carlos is by no means the only new signing the Toon Army are being linked with.

We’ve taken a look at the latest market updates to bring you a list of seven players who Newcastle United are said to be leading the race for...

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