1pm deadline day round-up: Newcastle working on longer deal for West Brom's Salomon Rondon, and more

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez looks on during the FA Cup Fourth Round match between Newcastle United and Watford at St James' Park on January 26, 2019 in Newcastle upon Tyne,...

A selection of stories featuring Newcastle United, West Bromwich Albion, Everton and Nottingham Forest from the past 60 minutes.

Newcastle forward Salomon Rondon  looks on during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Manchester City at St. James Park on January 29, 2019 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United...

Newcastle United are working on a longer deal for the on-loan West Bromwich Albion striker Salomon Rondon [The Telegraph deadline day live blog, 11:53].

Rondon's current Magpies spell is due to expire at the end of the campaign, although it is claimed they are keen to keep him beyond that.


The newspaper adds the Venezuelan does not want to return to West Brom, who would want £15 million to sell him this month.

And it is said that a another year's loan is the most likely outcome, with the Newcastle winger, Jacob Murphy, heading to the Hawthorns temporarily until the summer.

Antonio Barreca of Monaco attends Training session at Shenzhen Longgang Sports Center on August 3, 2018 in Shenzhen, China.

Staying with Newcastle, the club have confirmed that the Monaco defender Antonio Barreca has completed a loan move to Tyneside.

Another player linked with the Magpies this month, the Everton winger, Yannick Bolasie, is weighing up his future after returning from a loan spell from Aston Villa [The Sun deadline day live blog, 12:15].

The newspaper claims the Belgian giants, Anderlecht, are interested in a six-month loan deal, but adds - somewhat contradictorily - that Bolasie has vowed to stay at Everton.

Yannick Bolasie of Aston Villa during the  Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Hull City at Villa Park on January 19, 2019 in Birmingham, England.

Moving down to the Championship, Nottingham Forest are close to finalising a loan deal for the Wolverhampton Wanderers striker, Leo Bonatini [The Mail deadline day live blog, 12:40].

However, it is being claimed that Forest sources are adamant the Stoke City winger, James McClean, is not a target [The Telegraph deadline day live blog, 11:52].

James McClean of Stoke City looks dejected during the Sky Bet Championship match between Stoke City and Bristol City at Bet365 Stadium on January 01, 2019 in Stoke on Trent, England.

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