West Brom striker Jay Rodriguez will contest a charge of racially abusing Brighton defender Gaetan Bong, with the case now scheduled to
"He's been a great pro. He's pretty level-headed and I haven't seen too dramatic a change in his attitude to training, or anything if I'm honest."
A ban for Rodriguez would be the latest blow for Pardew, who saw his side lose 4-1 to Leicester on Saturday despite taking the lead through Salomon Rondon.
The Venezuelan's eighth-minute strike gave West Brom the lead but goals from Jamie Vardy, Riyad Mahrez, Kelechi Iheanacho and Vicente Iborra ensured the Foxes left the Hawthorns with all three points.
West Brom continue to look certainties for relegation, with the club now having lost their last seven games in all competitions.