Last season's runners-up Tottenham Hotspur and this season's newbies Newcastle United began their campaigns on a glorious Sunday afternoon in Newcastle, and although the game seemed to be a misfit among the highly entertaining action from the rest of the weekend, there were three significant points to take note of
Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson is reportedly on the radar of Newcastle United, Burnley, Swansea City and Brighton this summer
Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez is on the lookout to bring Arsenal defender Kieran Gibbs to join the newly-promoted club for £15 million
Newcastle United are reportedly plotting a shock swoop to sign Carles Alena from Barcelona in the summer.
Rafa Benitez has sanctioned a deal to sign Chelsea's on-loan midfielder Christian Atsu on a permanent basis in the summer.
Arsenal, Manchester United an Manchester City are all reportedly showing interest in Newcastle United wonderkid Lewis Gibson.
Liverpool have been scouting Chelsea target and Newcastle defender Jamaal Lascelles, according to reports
The former Germany international reportedly played a part in the sequence of events that ended up bringing the Reds' makeshift left-back to Anfield.
Real Madrid are expected to make a move for Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko some time later this week, if reports from Spain are to be believed.
Liverpool officially confirmed the signing of Newcastle United's Georginio Wijnaldum for a £25 million fee, with fans largely optimistic about the new acquisition.