Swansea City surely hopes Newcastle will still look like relegation fodder when it visits St. James Park on Saturday (Watch live at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via Live Extra).
Siem de Jong returns from a collapsed lung for the Magpies, while Jonas Gutierrez and Emmanuel Riviere are back in the starting lineup.
There will be no Bafetimbi Gomis at all for Swans, while Ki Sung-yeung is relegated to the bench.
Newcastle United: Krul, Janmaat, Coloccini (c), Williamson, Anita, R.Taylor, Gutierrez, Colback, Cabella, Riviere, Perez. Subs: Woodman, Abeid, Gouffran, Obertan, Ameobi, de Jong, Armstrong.
Swansea City: Fabianski, Rangel, Fernandez, Williams (capt), Amat, Cork, Shelvey, Sigurdsson, Dyer, Montero, Oliviera. Subs: Tremmel, Bartley, Britton, Ki, Fulton, Grimes, Emnes