He is not included in the 19-man squad which flew to the Ukraine today for the second leg of the club’s Europa League Round of 32 tie.
However, Dan Gosling who suffered an injury back in October, could play a part.
Davide Santon has been rested.
NEWCASTLE UNITED SQUAD: Krul, Elliot, Perch, Anita, Bigirimana, Yanga-Mbiwa, S Taylor, Tiote, Shola Ameobi, Cabaye, Gosling, Coloccini, Obertan, Haidara, Cisse, Gutierrez, Marveaux, Simpson.
Source: Newcastle United Mad