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.
Newcastle United winger Hatem Ben Arfa and defender Massadio Haidara have resumed training this week.
Ben Arfa (hamstring) and Haidara (knee) have both been out injured in recent weeks, but could be fit to face Benfica in the club's UEFA Europa League Quarter-Final second leg on Thursday.
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.