Newcastle are desperate to add a left-back to their squad.
Players from the likes of Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United, Southampton and Everton all make it into the Premier League's top 10.
A man-of-the match display from Joe Allen, plus a double strike for Wilfried Bony, gave Stoke City a 3-1 victory over Swansea City in the Premier League's final game of the weekend. We review the performances of Mark Hughes' line-up.
Stoke City assistant manager Mark Bowen says that defenders are being pulled out of training sessions to limit injuries at the back.
The Dutch defender thinks Stoke's core of internationals is vital to their success as a club.
Former Barcelona prospect Bojan Krkic has been in impressive form following his transfer to Stoke.
Stoke City defender Marc Muniesa says that he enjoys the perfect relationship with Erik Pieters.