Newcastle overcame a succession of injury setbacks as they brushed aside Cheltenham Town to reach the second round of the EFL Cup.
Aleksandar Mitrovic, Dwight Gayle and Rolando Aarons were all forced off through injury, while Ayoze Perez also suffered a clash of heads that resulted in him needing extensive bandaging.
However, Perez showed no ill effects from the problem as he scored either side of the interval to set up what was eventually a comfortable win.
The Spaniard struck in first-half stoppage...
United States defender DeAndre Yedlin has arrived in Newcastle ahead of a move from Tottenham.
Sources close to the club told ESPN FC earlier on Tuesday that the Magpies are ready to compete with Sunderland and Aston Villa for Yedlin, and the Newcastle Chronicle published video of him arriving at the airport on Tyneside.
The 23-year-old then attended Newcastle's EFL Cup match against Cheltenham Town.
Multiple reports said the 23-year-old was also having a medical with Newcastle after...
Newcastle defender Kevin Mbabu is to return to his native Switzerland to spend the season on loan at Young Boys.
Mbabu, 21, signed a two-year contract extension earlier this summer and has made five senior appearances for the club since signing in January 2013 from Servette.
The full-back made his Premier League debut in a 2-2 draw with Chelsea in September last year.
Young Boys finished second in the Swiss Super League last season but currently trail Borussia Monchengladbach 3-1 in their...
Newcastle United goalkeeper Tim Krul is to sign a new contract with the club before joining Ajax on a season-long loan, sources close to the player have told ESPN FC.
Ajax have targeted Krul, 28, to replace Jasper Cillessen, who is expected to join Barcelona once Claudio Bravo seals his move to Manchester City.
Netherlands international Krul suffered a serious knee injury in October but is now close to fitness.
However, Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez is willing to let Krul leave, with the Championship...