Sky's Dan Salisbury-Jones with a transfer round-up from Tyneside.
Lille reiterate their stance but make back-up plans for want-away Newcastle target Mathieu Debuchy.
Vurnon Anita could make his debut against Tottenham on Saturday saying he can play 'everywhere'.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says Andy Carroll has dealt well with a summer of speculation.
And, former United attacker Ryan Donaldson signs for Gateshead until January.