Newcastle United look set to get rid of a number of unwanted players before the end of the transfer window, with Grant Hanley looking set to join Championship side Norwich City in the next 24 hours.
The Scottish international signed for Newcastle in 2016 from Blackburn for a fee of £5.5m, however he failed to impress last season - only making 10 league appearances in Newcastle's Championship winning campaign - and has been deemed surplus to requirements this season for the Magpies.
The Chronicle has even reported that if a deal for the defender cannot be finalised before the end of the transfer window, he will more than likely be
Reports are suggesting Hull City are interested in taking Jack Colback on a season-long loan, with the Tigers even willing to pay a portion of the player's wage.
The Magpies are lining up a number of deals to bring fresh talent into the club, however due to the small budget given to Benitez, he is relying on players being sold in order to raise more funds for him to spend.
After losing their first two games of the season, Newcastle bounced back with an emphatic 3-0 home win over West Ham at the weekend to give the fans a new sense of optimism for the season ahead, and with the transfer deadline edging ever closer, it certainly looks as if Newcastle's business is far from being complete.