The German makes his first start of 2018 in a side that shows five changes from the one that lost to Crystal Palace two weeks ago.
Rafael Benitez's lineup is static from the side that beat Southampton on March 10, but there is a notable inclusion on the bench as Islam Slimani is on standby to make his debut since his loan move from Leicester City.
Newcastle United: Dubravka; Dummett, Lascelles, Lejeune, Yedlin; Kenedy, Shelvey, Diame, Ritchie; Perez; Gayle
Subs: Darlow, Clark, Murphy, Slimani, Hayden, Manquillo, Atsu
Huddersfield Town: Lossl; Smith, Kongolo, Schindler, Jorgensen; Hogg, Mooy; Van La Parra, Pritchard, Kachunga; Depoitre
Subs: Coleman, Malone, Billing, Ince, Quaner, Mounie, Hadergjonaj
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