Mousa Dembele has returned to Tottenham Hotspur from the Belgium national squad earlier than expected.
Newcastle United have lacked leaders in recent years, but Benitez appears to have rectified the issue.
The Newcastle United man out-muscled his Aston Villa counterpart to win a point for Serbia.
The Italian shot-stopper believes the that Manchester City should target the AC Milan teenager.
The Liverpool star has been linked with a move to La Liga giants Barcelona.
It has been quite the month for Sam McQueen, with only the in-form Romeu preventing him being named the club's finest performer in October.
Liverpool are reportedly keeping an eye on the Manchester United left-back after Jose Mourinho's criticism.
Everton and West Ham United are reportedly interested in signing Manolo Gabbiadini from Napoli in the January transfer window.
Tottenham Hotspur have hit a road bump in recent weeks with a number of draws not aiding their title push.
Tottenham and Everton are among five Premier League sides that are interested in the youngster.
The Netherlands international has struggled to make an impact at White Hart Lane but at times isn't being helped by Mauricio Pochettino.
Birmingham City host bitter rivals Aston Villa on Sunday in the two sides' first league meeting since 2011.
There is likely to be no Tyne-Wear derby this season, with Newcastle United and Sunderland competing in different divisions.