Newcastle have an FA Cup replay to deal with during the week as they face Rochdale without a host of injured played, with the list growing on Saturday as Paul Dummett and Dwight Gayle suffered hamstring injuries while Joelinton played on with a groin problem.
"I would think it'll be a big impossibility they'll be ready. Is anyone back? We'll see what the under-18s have got," said boss Steve Bruce.
"The resilience of the squad has always been there. They are a determined lot and a good lot to work with.
"They roll their sleeves up and a have a go. Yes, we lack a bit of quality and pace and power in certain areas, but you can't fault the way they go about their work."