Torres was dropped for Sunday's defeat at Manchester United, which all but ended the champions' faint title hopes.
Hard times: Torres (left) has scored just once since moving from Liverpool
Jose Bosingwa will miss the final two matches of the campaign with a knee injury, while young full-back Ryan Bertrand (hamstring) will also sit out the Newcastle game.
Provisional squad: Cech, Ferreira, Terry, Luiz, Alex, Ivanovic, Zhirkov, Cole, Zhirkov, Mikel, Essien, Ramires, Lampard, Benayoun, Kalou, Malouda, Anelka, Torres, Drogba, Turnbull.
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