Jones made eight league and cup appearances for the Magpies during his time at the club.
Meanwhile, full-back Jamie Clapham underwent knee surgery on Monday and faces around three weeks on the sidelines.
As much as the Gunners may have been unable to conjure a victory against a resilient Chelsea, Arsene Wengers ideology
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