Peter Beardsley was speaking ahead of the under-21 game between Newcastle and Arsenal.
West Ham United host Arsenal this weekend.
The 33-year-old is out of contract with the Championship club in the summer.
The Tottenham midfielder has continued his running joke with team-mate Dele Alli.
Leicester City's incredible season continues, with the Foxes defying the doubters week by week.
Divock Origi scored a valuable away goal as the Reds drew 1-1 with Jurgen Klopp's former side on Thursday night.
The 22-year-old right-back is expected to feature for the Black Cats against Spurs' title rivals Leicester City on Sunday afternoon.
The Magpies are 19th in the Premier League table with seven games to go.
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The Magpies strikers says he and his fellow forwards have not received enough service from midfielder players this season.
Tom Hayes, the former star trader jailed for market rigging, could lose his home after being ordered to repay almost £880,000 ($1.2m), deemed to be the proceeds of the crime.
Credit Suisse merged its global credit and structured finance groups on Wednesday as part of the bank's wider restructuring, according to a market source with knowledge of the situation.
Fashion retailer Next has warned that 2016 could be like “walking up the down escalator”, predicting its toughest trading conditions since the financial crisis and cutting its forecast for annual sales.