He told the Evening Chronicle: “No decision has been made on the future of Titus Bramble.
“He was impressive for our reserves when they beat Middlesbrough 5-1 on Tuesday night and he is in the frame for Sunday.
“And if he does play I hope he comes up with a good game against one of his favourite teams.
“I remember sitting in the St James’ stands two seasons ago when I was working for the FA, and saw United play out a draw with Chelsea.
“The two Newcastle players who impressed me the most that day were Titus and James Milner.
“And, of course, I was in the dugout 12 months ago when Titus got the goal which beat Chelsea and took us into the InterToto Cup.”