The January transfer window may have been closed for almost three weeks, but that hasn’t stopped a number of Premier League stars being linked with summer moves.
In the north-east at Newcastle United, doubts surround a number of players, with almost all of the Magpies’ strikeforce being targeted by clubs both at home and further afield.
Joe Kinnear’s disastrous reign as director of football came to an end as a result of puzzling inactivity last summer and this winter with not one permanent signing arriving at St. James’ Park.
So with just 12 games remaining in their current campaign, we take a look at some of the stories doing the rounds on Tyneside.
Last updated: Feb. 20, 7:00 p.m. GMT.