Newcastle United want two new signings in before the weekend’s match against Huddersfield Town , according to the Chronicle.
The newspaper have reported Rafa Benitez is looking to step up his search for another striker after his side drew a blank on the opening day against Fulham.
The Spaniard is believed to want two or three new faces through the door at St James’ Park before the end of the window, with at least one thought to be on the way this week.
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In other Magpie news, a loan deal for Everton full-back Brendan Galloway is supposedly close to being finalised.
Aston Villa may be close to losing a striker, with former club captain Gabriel Agbonlahor attracting interest from Coventry City.
The League One side need to replace the goals Adam Armstrong scored for them last season whilst on loan from Newcastle and rumours surrounding the forward have been rife.
According to the Birmingham Mail, the striker has been told he can leave the club, fuelling speculation over the former England man’s future.
On the blue side of the second city, Birmingham City are reportedly closing in on Sheffield United striker Che Adams.
Sky Sports have reported the midlands club has agreed a £1.7m fee for the 20-year-old, which could rise to over £2m with add-ons.
The Blades forward scored 12 goals last campaign, with Birmingham’s top scorer Clayton Donaldson bagging 11.
Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly ready to launch an audacious bid to bring back former hero Bakary Sako to Molineux.
The Croydon Advertiser have claimed the 28-year-old is ready to move on from Crystal Palace having made just 20 appearances in his first season in the Premier League and the Black Country side want their man back.
Sako scored 36 times in 118 appearances for Wolves, being named in the PFA League One and Two Team of the Year awards in the process.
Finally - away from transfer news - Nottingham Forest boss Philippe Montanier has claimed he wants to lead his side to League Cup glory in order to secure European football at the City Ground next season.
The winners of the League Cup are entered into the preliminary rounds of the Europa League and Montanier believes his Forest side can compete in Europe’s secondary competition.
Ahead of his side’s first round match against Doncaster, the manager told BBC Radio Nottingham: “It’s very important because it is the only way to go into the Europa League.
“I know it’s difficult because there are a lot of teams from the Premier League and Championship. It will be a very important game.”