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Monday’s Toon Talk: Is the Deal Done?

A look at some news across the Premier League, including news over the Takeover.

It’s Monday and that means another Toon Talk! Some interesting news to discuss today so let’s get to it.

Will the takeover be confirmed this week? A lot of speculation on this one. There has been a lot of silence during Staveley’s due diligence process, as expected, but this could be huge news for the club. Take a look. (Daily Star)

Is left back a problem for Newcastle United? It could use some more competition or a slight upgrade. Here are 5 players that could be great targets for the club during the January Transfer Window. (Chronicle)

Fernando Torres has been linked with a return to Rafa Benitez. What do you guys think of Torres coming back to the Premier League? Newcastle could be the perfect fit. (ESPN FC)

Mo Diame has been linked with Aston Villa as he searches for consistent first team football. With depth in the middle a problem for Newcastle, is this the right move? (Sports Illustrated)

Around the Premier League

A few players on Manchester United have interesting things to say about Newcastle and Rafa Benitez. First, Juan Mata praises Newcastle as a “big club” and shows his admiration towards his old manager, Benitez. But Romelu Lukaku did not have the same to say... Instead he fired a warning towards Newcastle saying that Man U is ready to get back to “blowing teams away”. (Chronicle)