There were some concerns that Newcastle's upcoming takeover from the Saudi royal family could have some impact on the game.
City are owned by a consortium from Abu Dhabi, UAE.
The City v Newcastle game is one of several that authorities wanted played at neutral venues.
However, the Daily Telegraph is reporting the game could still go ahead at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester.
Authorities are concerned about fans gathering outside stadiums, as these matches are set to take place behind closed doors.