Paul Dummett is fit again for Newcastle, but one January transfer could see the left back lining up in the middle of defence.
Newcastle will be much-changed again against Brighton as they look for three crucial points.
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Paul Dummett has not featured much for Newcastle United so far this season.
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez suggests that he could make loan signings in the January transfer window.
Newcastle have struggled while both of their natural left-backs have been out.
The Spanish midfielder has returned to Newcastle United training after a back injury.
The Newcastle United pair are progressing well with their respective injuries.
Newcastle need to add a left-back to their squad in Janaury.
Newcastle United seized Brighton & Hove Albion's place at the top of the Championship with a 2-1 win at the Amex Stadium on Tuesday.
Rafael Benitez's Magpies romped to a 6-0 victory over Preston in Tuesday night's EFL Cup round of 16 tie.
Newcastle take on Reading this Wednesday, having lost their opening two Championship games.