Sunday's clash at the Etihad will see two of the top four sides in the Premier League come up against each other.
Arsenal are reportedly preparing to bid £8m for West Ham's Reece Oxford over the summer.
The Magpies travel to Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon.
The Newcastle chairman has dug deep for new signings this winter.
The pacey striker scored for the first time since last March in last weekend's 2-0 win over Norwich City to help close the gap to Villa's relegation rivals.
The reported Leeds United target could well move on in the summer.
The midfielder is not afraid to rattle cages since joining Tottenham Hotspur.
The 26-year-old has been hugely impressive for the Premier League side this season.
The former Gunner believes he should have been given a chance ahead of the likes of Nicklas Bendtner.
The West Brom head coach has been comparing his side to Aston Villa.