Newcastle United can pull clear of Brighton with a win against the Blues.
Mbemba has failed to appear for Newcastle United since November.
The defender hasn't pulled on a Newcastle United shirt since November and appears unlikely to do so again under Benitez.
The Newcastle United player knows how to play the role and surely deserves a chance given Colback's struggles.
The centre-back has only featured twice in Newcastle United colours since that fateful evening in September.
The 22-year-old has struggled for game time at Newcastle United this season but could benefit from his own adaptability.
Chancel Mbemba has played just seven Championship matches for Newcastle United this season.
Newcastle United are reportedly haggling over a loan fee for Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend.
Newcastle United's Congolese centre-back is reportedly being offered to Crystal Palace which may have repurcussions for Wolves' transfer hopes.
Newcastle United are still trying to do a deal with Crystal Palace for Andros Townsend.