The Magpies were beaten 1-0 at Everton last time out before the international break but remain 14th in the table and nine points clear of the relegation zone with nine games to go.
While the international break has given some of Newcastle’s players time to recover, it has also taken its toll on others.
Jonjo Shelvey has missed the last two matches due to illness while Allan Saint-Maximin hasn’t started a game since February 13. Fabian Schar and Martin Dubravka were also forced to withdraw from international duty due to injury and illness respectively.
Callum Wilson and Kieran Trippier remain sidelined with longer term injuries but are expected to be back in contention to feature by the end of the month.
Here is Newcastle’s injury list in full…
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1. Kieran Trippier - foot
The 31-year-old fractured his fifth metatarsal after being stamped against Aston Villa last month and has had to wear a protective boot. He has since had a successful operation and has been for a scan to see his progress. Eddie Howe is 'hoping for good news' with a potential return this month on the cards.
Photo: Stu Forster
2. Callum Wilson - calf
Wilson was initially expected to be out for six to eight weeks after being forced off in the 1-1 draw against Manchester United back in December. He is still yet to return to full training but has been back on the grass. Howe said Wilson is 'slightly behind Kieran but still making good progress'. The Magpies' top scorer said he is hoping to get 'a fair few' games in before the end of the season.
Photo: Ian MacNicol
3. Allan Saint-Maximin - calf
Saint-Maximin has been struggling for fitness and nursing a calf injury in recent months but with over a fortnight's worth of full training under his belt, a return to the starting line-up is certainly an option for Spurs.
Photo: Stu Forster
4. Jonjo Shelvey - illness
Shelvey missed the last two league games due to illness but has returned to training and is in contention to start on Sunday.
Photo: Mike Hewitt