The pair missed the 3-1 defeat of Manchester City two weeks ago with knocks but could feature at St James' Park.
Defender Jose Fonte remains sidelined with a knee complaint, while striker Guly do Prado is a doubt. Midfielder Adam Lallana could make his first start since suffering a knee injury on December 8 and defender Vegard Forren could make his debut.
- Sports & Recreation
- Jose Fonte
- Adam Lallana