Newcastle are lacking in fire power with the January transfer window looming.
Rolando Aarons has been made to wait on the sidelines at Newcastle after recovering from injury.
Rafa Benitez is now in his third season as manager of Newcastle United.
There are likely to be a number of changes to the Newcastle team as they take on Manchester United at Old Trafford on Saturday evening.
Rafa Benitez's Newcastle United have only conceded 10 goals in the Premier League (only 4 clubs have less) so why are they 11th? Because they can't score.
Newcastle United have struggled in the final third this season since their promotion to the Premier League.
Newcastle United are the latest Premier League team to be credited with interest in the Basque forward, after Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea and Arsenal.
The Manchester United midfielder could replace Mohamed Diame at Newcastle United.
Newcastle must add to their squad in January with Rafa Benitez likely to be backed.
Newcastle face Manchester United on Saturday in the Premier League.