The final count at Newcastle United sees 42 different transfers, incoming and outgoing.
A quite remarkable summer which must have pushed Rafa Benitez’ patience to the limit.
The flight of Moussa Sissoko to Tottenham as the clock ticked towards 11pm, a fittingly dramatic conclusion to what has happened over these past few months.
Rafa Benitez has overseen 14 players brought in on permanent contracts, one arriving on loan, 11 of the Newcastle squad finding a new permanent home, with 16 going out on loan and a decent number of those set to never be seen at St James Park again.
The full breakdown of the 42 deals this summer…
Players signed permanently:
Matz Sels, Matt Ritchie, Dwight Gayle, Jesus Gamez, Isaac Hayden, Grant Hanley, Ciaran Clark, Mohamed Diame, DeAndre Yedlin, Daryl Murphy, Achraf Lazaar, Yasin Ben El-Mhanni, Stuart Findlay, Otto Huuhtanen
Players brought in on loan:
Players sold/given away:
Sylvain Marveaux, Gabriel Obertan, Steven Taylor, Remy Cabella, Andros Townsend, Fabricio Coloccini, Papiss Cisse, Gini Wijnaldum, Daryl Janmaat, Gael Bigirimana, Moussa Sissoko
Players loaned out:
Liam Smith, Tim Krul, Florian Thauvin, Siem De Jong, Kevin Mbabu, Henri Saivet, Adam Armstrong, Jamie Sterry, Emmanuel Riviere, Macaulay Gillesphey, Ivan Toney, Tom Heardman, Kyle Cameron, Alex Gilliead, Haris Vuckic, Sammy Ameobi