Despite receiving assurances over financial backing in the transfer market, Rafa Benitez has failed to bring in a number of high profile targets since ensuring the Magpies returned to the top flight at the first time of asking.
After a summer of discontent on Tyneside, Newcastle have only brought Chelsea youngster Kenedy to the club so far this month.
But the North East outfit have continuously been linked with a host of other players.
Over the weekend, speculation has been rife that Newcastle are eyeing moves for both Sparta Prague goalkeeper Martin Dubravka and Victoria Plzen striker Michal Krmencik.
However, Starsport understands deals for either player are unlikely at this stage.