CHEIK Tiote is out of this afternoon’s game against Leicester City – after suffering an injury in the warm-up.
The midfielder has been replaced in the starting XI by Vurnon Anita.
Striker Facundo Ferreyra is Anita’s replacement on the bench.
The game kicks off at 4pm because of a delay caused by a loose TV screen at St James’s Park.
NEWCASTLE UNITED: Krul; Janmaat, Coloccini, S Taylor, Dummett; Sissoko, Colback, Anita; Obertan, Cisse, Gouffran. Subs: Elliot, Haidara, Ferreyra, Abeid, Cabella, Perez, Armstrong.