In the January window, Newcastle completed the three loan signings of Nabil Bentaleb from Schalke, Valentino Lazaro from Inter Milan and Danny Rose from Tottenham Hotspur. Although Bentaleb and Lazaro's positions in right wing-back and centre midfield were not ones that needed strengthening they still appeared to be good additions to the squad. Now that we have seen a few appearances from them I am going to assess whether they need to be here and whether they want to be here.
Newcastle United go to Tottenham's new stadium for the first time on the back of two defeats to kick off the new campaign. The last time Newcastle paid their first visit to a Premier League stadium was back in November 2006 in a 1-1 draw against Arsenal in the Gunners' first season at the Emirates Stadium. The trip to Tottenham has certainly provided interesting encounters in recent history with the Magpies having never come away with a draw from the North London club since a