The Wembley-born talent also has an impressive record when coming up against Cooper’s side having secured three victories as part of the opposition, so if he can perform this well when on the away team, imagine what he’d be capable of under the guidance of the Welshman in the Midlands.

According to Newcastle reporter Chris Waugh, Murphy is a “relentless” runner and will always give 110% effort every game, so for everything that he could add to the side, this is a no-brainer of a deal to complete should the opportunity present itself in January.