Danny Higginbotham compares the current Newcastle United team to the Southampton side of 2004-05.
Both sides meet at the King Power on Sunday afternoon.
The attacking midfielder is set to miss the game due to a fractured leg.
The Black Cats take on Norwich City in a huge relegation clash on Saturday.
Hull City won against Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Championship on Friday evening.
Stan Collymore wants Brian Little to stay at Aston Villa permanently.
The Scot will take charge of his 34th Leeds game in the visit of Reading.
The Championship play-off hopefuls fell to a surprise 4-1 defeat to the Robins.
The forward fractured his leg in December but has already made his comeback.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has come in for criticism this season.