The hosting Magpies sport five changes from their defeat to Southampton last week.
The injured Steven Taylor and Daryl Janmaat are replaced by Paul Dummett, back from injury, and Jamaal Lascelles in the backline. Further forward, Jonjo Shelvey, Ayoze Perez and Aleksandar Mitrovic are demoted to the bench to make way for Cheick Tiote, Papiss Cisse and the returning Jack Colback, who had missed the last two games through suspension.
Newcastle United: Darlow; Anita, Mbemba, Lascelles, Dummett; Townsend, Tiote, Colback, Sissoko; Wijnaldum; Cisse
Subs: De Jong, Shelvey, Obertan, Aarons, Perez, Woodman, Mitrovic
Swansea City: Fabianski, Rangel, Fernandez, Williams, Taylor, Fer, Cork, Sigurdsson, Montero, Ayew, Paloschi
Subs: Nordfeldt, Naughton, Amat, Britton, Routledge, Barrow, Gomis
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