The Sun claims Newcastle United are preparing for life in the Championship with moves for Derby midfielder Will Hughes, Brighton defender Lewis Dunk and Leeds United winger Lewis Cook.
Will Hughes has regularly been tipped to move on from the Rams since bursting into the first team in 2011 at the age of just 16.
Still only 21, he missed most of last season before returning from injury in April and played in the play-off defeat against Hull City.
Dunk, 24, also suffered play-off heartbreak for the Seagulls against Sheffield Wednesday and is only 12 months into a five-year deal with the south coast outfit.
Cook, 19, has previously been linked with Manchester United and Bournemouth, and comes highly regarded having been named Football League young player of year.