For Newcastle fans, the season so far has been everything that they would have expected at the start of it, a total blitz on the Championship.

The Magpies sit 2nd in the Championship standings after 25 games, however first placed Brighton and Hove Albion have a game in hand on Rafa Benitez’ men, and sit two points ahead of them.

This will undoubtedly be disappointing for the St. James’ Park faithful, who made some extraordinary signings in pre-season, the likes of Dwight Gayle and Matt Ritchie joining the Tyneside club in the summer.

This transfer window though, we think that Benitez needs to look at the other end of the spectrum, and scout fresh talent in League One rather than the high-profile talent of the top flight.

With that being said, here, FLW writer George Harbey identifies THREE League One stars that Newcastle United must look to sign in January…