Bruce’s side are 11th in the Premier League ahead of this afternoon’s game at St James’s Park.
Newcastle beat Sheffield United 2-0 at Bramall Lane on Thursday night.
Joelinton has been recalled to the starting XI in place of Andy Carroll.
NEWCASTLE UNITED: Dubravka; Manquillo, Fernandez, Clark, Dummett, Willems; Almiron, Hayden, Shelvey, Saint-Maximin, Joelinton. Subs: Darlow, Schar, Carroll, Gayle, Krafth, Atsu, S Longstaff.