The Newcastle defender has often played at left-back this season.
Newcastle United defender Chancel Mbemba came in for plenty of criticism during their Premier League defeat at the weekend.
Chancel Mbemba was recalled to Newcastle United's starting line-up against Chelsea.
West Ham are suffering a defensive crisis following their 4-0 defeat to Everton.
The Newcastle defender took his opportunity against West Bromwich Albion.
Rafa Benitez will be hopeful of a transfer kitty at Newcastle ahead of the January transfer window.
Chancel Mbemba impressed for Newcastle United on Tuesday.
Newcastle United fans want Chancel Mbemba recalled.
Newcastle United are looking for a partner for Jonjo Shelvey for this weekend's game and Chancel Mbemba looks to be the best option.
Chancel Mbemba was replaced at Anderlecht by Kara Mbodji - and now the former could be forced down the pecking order at Newcastle by the £10m-rated defender.