10 free agents available for Newcastle United - including ex-Liverpool, Manchester United and Barcelona stars
There are some alternative options for Eddie Howe as he looks to add to his attacking ranks this summer.
Frustration has been the key word for Newcastle United as they look to add a winger and a striker to their squad before the end of the summer transfer window.
Ambitious targets such as Bayer Leverkusen’s Moussa Diaby and Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin has remained out of reach due to his demands of their clubs.
A protracted effort to sign Reims’ promising forward Hugo Ekitike came to an unsuccessful conclusion as the France Under-21 international joined Paris Saint-Germain on loan earlier this month.
Alternative targets are being considered with Leeds United winger Jack Harrison and Everton star Anthony Gordon both said to be on the Magpies wish list.
PSG’s German international Julian Draxler is the latest big name to be linked with a move to Tyneside if reports in the French media are to be believed.
With their search for attacking talent continuing to frustrate, could Newcastle’s recruitment be forced into considering a number of free agents that are still looking for clubs ahead of the new season?
NewcastleWorld takes a look at ten that could come under consideration...