The Belgian has fallen to third choice at St James' Park.
The 'keeper could prove his worth with Kilmarnock.
Newcastle United are determined to keep the bulk of their squad together for the remainder of the season.
Newcastle have a handful of youngsters that seemingly have the potential to make a big impact for the first-team in the near future.
Steve Black worked for both Newcastle United and Sunderland.
Steve Black praises Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and Newcastle United youngster Freddie Woodman.
The two injured players are not available this weekend. Freddie Woodman also trained with the first-team.
The 19-year-old made his England Under-21 debut against Kazakhstan.
The Newcastle United keeper made his England Under-21 bow earlier this week.
Newcastle United have been in fine form so far this season with a string of good results resulting in them sitting third in the Championship.