At today’s Newcastle United press conference  the manager has been speaking confidently about the final hours of the dreaded transfer window.

Alan Pardew; “I’m smiling which is a good sign. Certainly wasn’t last year, All our big players are going to stay”.

When asked about centre-back Adrian Mariappa, “With the Watford boy we have made our final bid and if he doesn’t come today, he probably won’t be coming to the club, the ball is in Watford’s court”.

So can we sleep easy? That is I suppose if you usually sleep through Tuesday afternoons…