Injured trio Gabriel Obertan, Emmanuel Riviere and Karl Darlow are all expected to return within the next 2-4 weeks as the injury problems slowly begin to ease at Newcastle.
Gabriel Obertan has started the last two games for Newcastle United but his run of starts may be coming to a quick close.
Newcastle made it four wins on the spin as the Magpies grabbed the only goal of the game in narrow victory over Liverpool at St James’ Park on Saturday – but the win came at a cost.
Gabriel Obertan scored the only goal of the game in Newcastle's 1-0 over Leicester to take some of the pressure off manager Alan Pardew.
Gabriel Obertan has been tipped by Alan Pardew to start for Newcastle United again this weekend against Leicester City after the manager was impressed with the midfielder's performance against Swansea City.
Gabriel Obertan has had a terrific pre-season and will contend for a place at Newcastle according to boss Alan Pardew.