Newcastle prospect hungry for first-team chance

Newcastle United's Adam Campbell says that he is determined to force his way into the first team at St. James' Park.

Newcastle United's Adam Campbell says that he is aiming to break into the first-team at St. James' Park, even if he is sent out on loan this season.

The striker is tipped as a member of the youth-team who could be able to make the grade on Tyneside in the future, but he is still waiting to make his first appearance of the season.

Campbell was given his first-team bow back in 2012 and he has gone on to play three times for the senior squad, but more recently has been sent out on loan to gain first-team exposure.

This is something which could be in the pipeline again soon, as he returns from injury, but Campbell insists that he doesn't see any temporary move away from Newcastle as the end of his career there. 

"I've always wanted to play for Newcastle and that remains my main goal," he said to the club's official site

"I'm going to be staying here and I'm going to be working hard and then, if a loan comes up and the manager thinks it's right for me, then I'll look to go out on loan.

"But like I say, Newcastle's my club and this is where I want to be so hopefully I can stay here for as long as I can."

Campbell started this season out on loan at Fleetwood Town in League One, but an injury halted his progress.

He has returned now, though, and his goal for the development side in midweek should have caught the eye of the club's management team.

Newcastle have struggled for goals so far this campaign, with many of their attacking players finding it hard to hit the back of the net, so it is not beyond the realms of possibility that Campbell could get a call-up if he continues scoring for the development side. 

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