The Magpies are set to host Benfica in the second leg of their Europa League Quarter-Final tonight.
The Portuguese giants lead the tie 3 -1 after last week's first leg in Lisbon - so Newcastle have it all to do.
Watch the lunchtime report from Phil Roscoe below.
Newcastle United have been given a boost ahead of tomorrow's Europa League clash against Benfica.
Hatem Ben Arfa and Massadio Haidara both trained with the first team today and could be fit for the club's quarter-final second leg at St James' Park.
However, Alan Pardew confirmed that Steven Taylor is a doubt after picking up a knock in training.
The Magpies trail the Portuguese side 3-1 after last week's first leg in Lisbon.
Benfica have given Newcastle United a mountain to climb in the Europa League.
The Portuguese giants beat the Magpies 3-1 in their Quarter-Final first leg at the Estádio da Luz last night.
Our Sports Correspondent Simon O'Rourke was there:
Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew says he was pleased with his side's performance against Benfica, but not the result.
The Magpies were beaten 3-1 by the Portuguese giants in Lisbon last night in their Europa League Quarter-Final first leg.
Steven Taylor talking to Simon O'Rourke after last night's game in Lisbon.