While much of the talk surrounding Newcastle United’s January transfer activity naturally centres around the notion of some mid-season arrivals, surely Rafa Benitez will continue to wield his axe. 

After constructing a rebuild like we hadn’t seen in years, the Spaniard still has a rather large squad from which to choose and it’s vital he cuts it down ahead of what is hopefully a promotion to the Premier League.

One of the names linked with a move away from St. James’ Park is a rather surprising one, with Chancel Mbemba touted as a potential target for former club Anderlecht.

It’s not really worked out for the 22-year-old in the Championship this season, despite the fact he impressed in the Premier League, last term.

While he’d be an unpopular sale, perhaps the Congolese won’t be the only man to leave Tyneside over the next few weeks.

With that in mind, here are TWO players could follow him out.