Newcastle United fans won't know whether to laugh or cry when looking towards Wearside and Sunderland's signing spree.

Toon only managed one senior signing this summer, QPR striker Loic Remy - on-loan. In contrast, Sunderland welcomed their twelfth and thirteenth additions in Andrea Dossena and Fabio Borini yesterday.

For the moment, however, Newcastle are still sitting above Sunderland on the table.

Northeast transfer business:

Sunderland - 13:Modibo Diakite (Lazio), Duncan Watmore (Altrincham), Valentin Roberge (Maritimo), Cabral (Basle), David Moberg Karlsson (IFK Gothenburg), Vito Mannone (Arsenal), Jozy Altidore (AZ Alkmaar), El Hadji Ba (Le Havre), Emanuele Giaccherini (Juventus), Ondrej Celustka (Trabzonspor, loan), Charis Mavrias (Panathinaikos), Ki Sung-yueng (Swansea, loan), Borini (Liverpool, loan)

Newcastle - 1:Loic Remy (QPR, loan)

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