Who Will Beat The Deadline And Sign?
RYAN BABEL: "Ryan Babel's talks over a new contract with Ajax have been stalled recently after Ajax failed to meet Babel's contract demands. Arsenal, FC Barcelona, Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United have all been credited with an interest in the 20-year old forward recently. It's now understood that Newcastle United have followed up their interest by tabling a £5m bid including a part/exchange deal involving Magpies misfit Albert Luque (pictured)."
DAVID ROZEHNAL: "Newcastle United Football Club have turned their attentions to David Rozehnal. The Czech Republic international can also play in midfield and is currently contracted to French club Paris St Germain, who are understood to be reluctant to part with the player."
FABRICIO COLOCCINI: "Argentina international Fabricio Coloccini has emerged as the international defender Newcastle are hoping to sign this month. Last week boss Glenn Roeder revealed he was set to tie up a loan deal with a view to a permanent move in the summer. Former Liverpool target Coloccini, who currently plays for La Liga strugglers Deportivo La Coruna, has enjoyed spells with AC Milan, Villarreal, Atletico Madrid and Alaves. He has also been capped 25 times by Argentina and was a member of their World Cup squad in Germany last summer.
FREDERIC PIQUIONNE: "Reports in France claim Newcastle have made a loan bid for St Etienne striker Frederic Piquionne - rated at £5million. Sources in France have claimed discussions have been held over the 28-year-old frontman joining Newcastle on loan with a view to a permanent £5million move in the summer."
DAVID BECKHAM: Ooooops ... sorry. That was last month's load of junk!