The Spanish left-back was forced off early with a hamstring injury during the loss at Stoke last time out but Pardew hopes he will be available to start against Wolves at St James’ Park on Saturday.
He told the Shields Gazette: “I’m half hopeful that Jose makes it. Jonas (Gutierrez) is fit, and Joey Barton has another week of training under his belt. It’s just whether Jose makes it through.”
Fiorentina captain Davide Astori has sadly died at the age of 31.
Claude Puel hailed the resilience of his side as they fought back from a goal down to secure a 1-1 draw with Bournemouth on Saturday.