Paul Dummett's place on the left of Newcastle United's defence would be under threat if they sign Danish international Riza Durmisi from La Liga.
Florian Lejeune is one of just a handful of signings made by Newcastle United during this window so far.
A round up of transfer news from the past 24 hours surrounding Newcastle United.
Newcastle United are set to hand new long-term contracts to Paul Dummett and Jamaal Lascelles.
Newcastle United are reportedly set to hand Paul Dummett a new long-term contract.
The Newcastle United defender has been linked with Stoke City but he is vital for the Magpies.
Newcastle United will be short of options at left-back when Massadio Haidara and Achraf Lazaar leave, meaning they cannot let Stoke City take Paul Dummett.
Stoke City are reportedly planning a formal move for Newcastle United defender Paul Dummett.
Newcastle defender Paul Dummett puts his international career on hold to focus on his club career and family.
Newcastle United were said to be considering Leeds outcast Charlie Taylor earlier this season.
Newcastle United seized Brighton & Hove Albion's place at the top of the Championship with a 2-1 win at the Amex Stadium on Tuesday.
Rafael Benitez's Magpies romped to a 6-0 victory over Preston in Tuesday night's EFL Cup round of 16 tie.
Newcastle take on Reading this Wednesday, having lost their opening two Championship games.