Antonio Conte's side banished the thought of their Carabao Cup exit to Arsenal with a win over the struggling Magpies.
Magpies boss Rafael Benitez is in the market for a striker after losing confidence in Aleksandar Mitrovic.
Antonio Conte has reiterated that the Chelsea board will have the final say on any transfers after refusing to confirm whether Charly Musonda could leave Stamford Bridge.
Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez is confident of following the loan of Kenedy with another new arrival amid links to Feyenoord striker Nicolai Jorgensen.
Antonio Conte provides Chelsea injury updates on Morata, Courtois, Willian and Fabregas for Newcastle
Chelsea trio Alvaro Morata, Thibaut Courtois and Willian will miss the FA Cup fourth round against Newcastle United due to injuries.
Nicolas Jorgensen's move to Newcastle United remains deeply uncertain amid contradictory reports over his future at Feyenoord.
Feyenoord manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst has suggested Nicolai Jorgensen could leave as Newcastle United prepare a club record bid for the striker.
Feyenoord rejected Newcastle's £14m offer for the towering Dane but Rafa Benitez's side are set to return with an improved bid.
Representatives from Newcastle and Stoke both watched Davie Selke score for Hertha Berlin during their recent 1-1 Bundesliga draw against Borussia Dortmund, according to reports.
Newcastle United have seen an offer for Nicolai Jorgensen rejected but could return with a club record offer for the striker.
Rafa Benitez is not a great admirer of Serbia international Mitrovic, who is keen to play regularly before this summer's World Cup.
Bristol City yet to receive offers from Everton and Newcastle United for Joe Bryan, says Lee Johnson
Bryan has been in fine fettle for the Robins this season and will hope to impress against Manchester City when the Robins face Pep Guardiola's side in the Carabao Cup.
Bristol City left-back Bryan is also of interest to Newcastle United, while Schalke want to bring Chelsea's Rahman back to Germany.
Sam Allardyce insists that Everton will not offload striker Oumar Niasse before the end of January, while Newcastle are reportedly seeking a loan deal for Sandro Ramirez.
Sturridge is of interest to Sevilla and Inter Milan, whose offer is apparently more attractive to the Reds than the one served up by the Andalusians.
Warren Barton feels Newcastle United need a host of new players in the January transfer window, but has urged Rafael Benitez to prioritise a striker.
Gayle almost joined Fulham in a deal worth £15m but the move stalled due to Newcastle's inability to find a replacement.
Newcastle midfielder Henri Saivet is set to join Ligue 1 outfit Montpellier on a six-month loan deal that will include the option of a permanent €5m summer transfer.
Owner Mike Ashley has reportedly green-lighted a trio of January signings at Newcastle, though takeover negotiations with Amanda Staveley's PCP Capital Partners have collapsed.
Rafael Benitez will not have any extra money to spend in the January transfer window despite Amanda Staveley's fresh £300m bid to buy Newcastle United.
Chelsea transfer news: Antonio Conte confirms he never asked Blues to sign Leicester City's Jamie Vardy
Jamie Vardy has been linked with a move to Manchester United as Jose Mourinho has reportedly identified the Leicester City striker as a back-up target for Romelu Lukaku.
Charly Musonda has been given the green light to spend the rest of the season out on loan following the recent signing of Ross Barkley.
However, the Reds will listen to offers for Daniel Sturridge, with Southampton and West Ham among the clubs interested in his services.
Wage demands are preventing Newcastle United from completing a loan move for out-of-favour Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge.
Adam Armstrong is aiming to guide Blackburn Rovers to promotion and beyond after leaving Newcastle United on loan for the fourth time in three seasons.
Rafael Benitez locked in Newcastle 'transfer stand-off' as Marseille reject Aleksandar Mitrovic deal
Reports suggest that Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez has been told that he must sell before he can buy in January amid the ongoing uncertainty regarding a takeover of the club.
Magpies boss Rafael Benitez said last week that he had not received any update from owner Mike Ashley over how much he can spend in the January window.
Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez needs several new additions to ensure the club's return to the Premier League is not a one-season affair.
Newcastle United transfer news: Rafael Benitez should sign Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge says Shay Given
Daniel Sturridge has seen his first team opportunities limited at Liverpool. The striker has fallen down the pecking order after the arrival the Mo Salah in the summer.
Raheem Sterling's 17th goal of the season is the difference as profligate Manchester City deservedly beat Newcastle 1-0 at St James' Park.