Burnley defender Phil Bardsley is available again after a recent spell of compassionate leave.
Newcastle captain Jamaal Lascelles could miss the rest of the season with a suspected stress fracture in his foot sustained against Spurs last weekend.
Callum Wilson is available after two months out with a torn hamstring, while Andy Carroll is also back in training after a muscle problem.
Ryan Fraser is likely to miss out with a calf complaint and Fabian Schar is still injured.
A win would be a massive boost for Newcastle in their relegation battle.