The Mirror says Newcastle have identified needs at centre-back, defensive midfield and centre-forward but are also in the market for a new young goalkeeper.
Howe is also keen to reunite with Bournemouth defender and former workmate Lloyd Kelly.
The Magpies are also monitoring the availability of English goalkeeping duo Dean Henderson (Manchester United) and Sam Johnstone (West Brom), who could provide competition for number one Martin Dubravka.
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