The Irishman has suffered a serious knee injury and will be out of action for at least six months.
The Hull City new boy cast his eye over this weekend's clash.
Newcastle have a lack of experience in their squad, and it’s costing performance levels.
Rangers star Tavernier claims he has taken inspiration from the former Newcastle man.
The former Magpie has signed a one-year deal with Steve Bruce's side this week.
The former Newcastle United defender is available on a free having been released over the summer.
Former Newcastle United star has been linked already this month with a Nottingham Forest move.
Leeds United boss Uwe Rosler could do much worse than looking at a move to sign former Premier League defender Ryan Taylor.
Former Newcastle United player Ryan Taylor has spoken about the way he was released by the club.
QPR, Nottingham Forest, Bournemouth and Hull all want to sign the former Newcastle defender.
Newcastle United are set to overhaul their squad this summer.
Gabriel Obertan, Siem de Jong and Ryan Taylor all trained with the Magpies' first team on Thursday afternoon.
The utility player has been out of action since November.