There were victories for Tottenham Hotspur, Bournemouth and Crystal Palace in Saturday's Premier League. Tottenham started brightly and took the lead when goal-line technology ruled that Vertonghen's header had just crossed the line, only for Newcastle to draw level nearly immediately.
It's easy to imagine the conversation Mauricio Pochettino might have had with Benitez as they shook hands on the touchline as it could be argued that both their respective clubs had a disappointing window.
Dele Alli (Tottenham): His trademark late runs into the box caused nightmares for Newcastle and provided the winning goal for Tottenham. They are ok. I hope that Monday they will start to train with the team.More news: Emery names five Arsenal captains
The "Neptune Green" colour, which Harry Kane & Co. will be sporting a few times this term, is inspired by "the original Charrington's Brewery logo, the company that originally owned part of the land where the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium has been built", according to a news release.
"I'm a happy man with goal-line technology definitely", he said.
Davinson Sanchez flicked on Christian Eriksen's right-wing corner for Vertonghen to score, despite the best efforts of Dubravka.More news: How blue light accelerates blindness
But Mourinho made it clear he was desperate to land a new central defender. It's a delightful deep cross from Aurier, he sets it up on a plate for Alli who couldn't miss.
DF Davinson Sanchez, 7 - A lapse of concentration allowed Joselu a free header for Newcastle to equalise but, that apart, the Colombian worldwide was solid and always quick to spot danger. The midfielder has all the time in the world to slot it home but he seems to buckle under the pressure, taking a heavy touch which allows Lloris to rush out to smother.
After the Championship club demanded in excess of £30million, Tottenham withdrew their interest and settled with the team that finished 23 points behind the Premier League champions last season.
To put his August curse into more perspective, Kane has had 46 shots in 14 games Premier League games in August, bit has failed to score in every single one.More news: Danny Ings: I wish LFC all the success
Mauricio Pochettino's Spurs were rarely at their fluent best - fatigue possibly a factor for the five World Cup semi-finalists in his starting XI - and Mohamed Diame and new signing Salomon Rondon were denied by the post and crossbar as Newcastle chased a second equaliser in vain.