Over the years, St James' Park has welcomed some huge signings to its ranks. Whether it be Mike Ashley or previous owner Sir John Hall, the Magpies have never been a stranger to splashing out millions to bring the very best players to its hallowed turf.
However, how have the Geordies done when it comes to selling players on for a major profit?
Over the next four slides, we take a look at some of the players who have moved on from life on Tyneside for more money than they signed for and left their former club with the funds to sign the next big stars.
The list has been compiled while taking into account the signing fee of the player in question, their sell-on fee and personal opinion in order to rank the list from No. 4 to No. 1.