Ciaran Clark will skipper injury-hit Newcastle at Turf Moor
Benitez's side take on Burnley looking to record a third successive Premier League victory.
Clark replaces the injured Paul Dummett at left-back.
United manager Benitez is again without captain Jamaal Lascelles, while fit-again midfielder Jonjo Shelvey is on the bench.
Newcastle are 15th in the Premier League and a point above the relegation zone.
NEWCASTLE UNITED: Dubravka; Yedlin, Fernandez, Schar, Clark; Ki, Diame; Ritchie, Perez, Kenedy; Rondon. Subs: Woodman, Murphy, Shelvey, Hayden, Manquillo, Joselu, Atsu.
BURNLEY: Hart, Lowton, Taylor, Cork, Mee, Vokes, Wood, Brady, Defour, Lennon, Long. Subs: Heaton, Barnes, Hendrick, Gibson, Westwood, Bardsley, Vydra.