The Star reckons Newcastle United could be about to last over 90 millions in the next fortnight on players despite not having made a single signing this summer – click here – though United have been imminently about to sing Joelinton from Hoffenheim for 30 millions for about three weeks now, it still hasn’t happened. As ever with Newcastle United under Mike Ashley nothing can be believed until it is done.

The Express reports that Bruce is already in conflict with his board (well, Lee Charnley and Justin Barnes) about the signing of Andy Carroll who will likely come in on a free and not play many games because of his horrendous injury record. Bruce is said to be interested in carroll but believes there are other priorities before getting to the Gateshead lad. Bruce might be about to learn about the things that boiled Rafa’s piss – click here