Samaras In Toon Switch?
Reports in todays Daily Record suggest that Hughton is eyeing up a move for Celtic`s Georgios Samaras...
Samaras is rumoured to be on his way out of Celtic, the arrival of Neil Lennon allegedly signalling the end of Samaras' Parkhead stint.
The player is in his last year and Lennon is reported to want to cash in whilst he can.
Greek, Samaras would cost Newcastle approx £1.5m has played a total of 77 games including his initial loan from Man City, scoring 30 goals in that time.
Maybe not a name that we were thinking about, but perhaps our standards should be lowered and realism needs to kick in.