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Transfer deadline day for the region's football clubs

Newcastle, Sunderland and Middlesbrough Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

It is transfer deadline day.

Newcastle, Sunderland and Middlesbrough have until eleven o'clock tonight to make any final signings.

After that, the three clubs won't be able to sign any more players until the window re-opens in January next year.

Who are you hoping your club will sign?

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Newcastle United's Mitrović to serve three match ban

Aleksandar Mitrović Credit: PA

Aleksandar Mitrović will serve a three-match suspension with immediate effect after he admitted an FA charge of violent conduct and accepted the standard penalty.

Mitrović was involved in an incident with West Ham United’s Manuel Lanzini in the 80th minute of the Magpies’ 3-0 win on Saturday 26 August.

The misconduct was not seen by the match officials at the time but caught on video.

Hanley completes move from Tyneside to Norwich

Defender Grant Hanley Credit: PA

Defender Grant Hanley has completed a permanent move to Championship side Norwich City.

The 25-year-old centre half joins the Carrow Road club having played just once for the Magpies this season, in the Carabao Cup defeat to Nottingham Forest last week.

Scotland international Hanley, who joined Newcastle from Blackburn Rovers in July 2016, made a total of 17 appearances during his 13 months at St. James’ Park, scoring once against Queens Park Rangers.

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