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Gallery: 7 players who could sign for Newcastle United in January and 8 that probably will not

A look ahead to the January transfer window at Newcastle United

Newcastle United have the opportunity to bolster their ranks in the January transfer window. The North East club have been patient with their recruitment since their takeover last year and their signings since then have all worked out well.

Eddie Howe’s side have had a dream first few months of the season and have their fans dreaming of European football next term. They are currently 3rd in the Premier League table behind table toppers Arsenal and 2nd place Manchester City.

The Toon Army are above the likes of Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea and will be itching to return to the action when the World Cup break is over. They beat the latter 1-0 in their last league game.

Newcastle have been linked with a wide range of players over recent times and it will be interesting to see who they bring in this winter. Here is a look at players who could join them and some who probably won’t...

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