Newcastle midfielder Joe Willock is available for Friday night's Premier League clash with Leeds after shaking off a knock.
Willock and defenders Ciaran Clark and Javier Manquillo all sustained minor injuries in Saturday's 4-1 defeat at Manchester United, but the trio are expected to be fit, while winger Ryan Fraser has returned to training after an ankle problem.
Steve Bruce has insisted he will not be swayed from his mission as he attempts to turn around Newcastle's poor start to the season.
However, striker Callum Wilson (thigh) will miss out once again, as will keeper Martin Dubravka (foot), defender Paul Dummett and midfielder Jonjo Shelvey (both calf), while head coach Steve Bruce faces a decision over whether to replace Freddie Woodman in goal with the fit-again Karl Darlow (Covid-19).
Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa has a central defensive dilemma with Pascal Struijk, Diego Llorente and Robin Koch all ruled out.
Struijk starts a three-game ban following his straight red card in Sunday's home defeat to Liverpool, while Llorente (muscle strain) and Koch (pubis) have not recovered from injury.
Adam Forshaw is still out due to a muscle strain, but is expected to return to contention next week and deadline-day signing Daniel James is pushing for his first start after making his debut off the bench last weekend.
Leeds head coach Marcelo Bielsa has asked for justification on why Pascal Struijk's red card for his challenge on Harvey Elliott was not overturned, despite the injured Liverpool midfielder claiming the incident did not merit a red
How to follow
Newcastle vs Leeds is live on Sky Sports Premier League from 7.30pm; kick-off 8pm.