Last Updated: Fri, 23 Aug 2013 17:28
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew will monitor the mindset of midfielder Yohan Cabaye in the build up to Saturday's home game with West Ham.
The Magpies suffered an embarrassing 4-0 defeat on the opening day of the term when they travelled away to face Manchester City at the Etihad.
Cabaye was a late omission from the squad for Monday night's game after he was the subject of a £10million bid from Arsenal just hours before kick-off.
Pardew will have to reshuffle his back line due to Steven Taylor's suspension - he received a straight red for an incident involving Sergio Aguero.
Midfielder Cheick Tiote will face a late fitness test after complaining of a groin problem, while Jonas Gutierrez and Loic Remy are both unavailable with injuries.
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