Newcastle United’s promotion push suffered a real setback this weekend after they were held to a goalless draw by struggling Birmingham City at St Andrews.
In a rather lacklustre showing, the Magpies failed to assert their dominance over a Birmingham City side that continue to slip towards the relegation places.
But the game finish 0-0 in the Midlands and thanks to defeats for Huddersfield Town and Brighton, Rafa’s side remain at the top of the pile in the Championship.
And with the title still in sight and the summer edging ever-closer, it will soon be time for the Spanish manager to make a decision on the futures of his squad.
Who should stay, who deserves a new deal and who should be shown the door to St James’ Park?
With that in mind, here’s THREE Toon stars that Rafa has a big decision to make on…