The former Republic of Ireland youth international has opted to represent England at senior level.
The Magpies travel to the Etihad on Saturday in search of their first win of the season.
Considering three Leeds United players who may now be better options than Giuseppe Bellusci after his Middlesbrough horror show.
West Ham United's injury plagued striker Andy Carroll has moved to calm fears he has suffered a new setback after picking up a knock against Norwich City.
The Argentine is finally showing his spurs for Spurs.
The decisive goalscorer had some eye-opening words for the Gunners after their defeat.
Crystal Palace should have four key first-team players back before they play West Ham.
Manchester City defeated Borussia Monchengladbach in the Champions League on Wednesday evening.
Leeds United have a squad of just 22 first-team players.
The 54-year-old is in no doubt when it comes to assessing the quality of the respective squads.