Toon in training: Fired up for the Foxes
Leicester City are the visitors to St. James' Park in Saturday, when Newcastle United will celebrate its 125th anniversary.
But Rafa Benítez and his players are determined to pick up a valuable three points and ensure that the pre-match celebrations continue long after the final whistle.
Club photographer Serena Taylor brought nufc.co.uk this gallery from Thursday's training session.
Rafa Benítez greets his players before Thursday's session
Captain Jamaal Lascelles is back in training
Benítez will hope to have his captain back for the weekend's game
Paul Dummett (centre) could make his first appearance since the opening day of the season
Benítez and his staff remained upbeat despite United's recent results
Rolando Aarons controls the ball
The manager passes on some advice to Matt Ritchie
Lascelles has been missed since he was injured last month
Mikel Merino only recently returned from injury but is building up to full fitness
Karl Darlow has started Newcastle's last two games
Chancel Mbemba will hope to keep his place after starting against Chelsea last time out
Benítez keeps a close eye on his players