The Magpies midfielder is a booking away from missing the Swans' visit to St. James' Park.
Leeds United boss Steve Evans could be managing a Championship rival next season.
Grant Hall has been in impressive form for Queens Park Rangers this season.
West Ham drew 2-2 with Crystal Palace on Saturday afternoon.
The 57-year-old sees it as a "compliment" to be linked with Aston Villa.
Gerard Deulofeu has dropped out of Everton's starting line-up recently.
The Everton defender has come in for criticism this season.
The Italian pair could be on their way out of the Leeds squad this summer.
Alan Pardew was forced to ask his Crystal Palace players whether they were aware of their awful run of results in the Premier League.
David Pleat says Aston Villa caretaker Eric Black should utilise the club's youth in the final six Premier League games.