Andros Townsend says he's delighted to be at Newcastle United; makes promise to improve

Andros Townsend has started in Newcastle United's last three league matches.

Andros Townsend has told the Daily Star that he is delighted to be at Newcastle United.

Townsend joined Newcastle from Tottenham Hotspur in the January transfer window, and he has immediately broken into Steve McClaren’s starting line-up.

The England international winger has played in Newcastle’s last three matches, and he managed score his first goal for the club in a 5-1 defeat to Chelsea at the weekend.

“I’m delighted to be back playing Premier League football,” Townsend said. “I’ve not really played consistently for a long, long time.

“That was my third Premier League game on the bounce - three 90 minutes in a row. On a personal level it’s positive.

“I can’t wait now to get better and better to score more goals and get more assists to help Newcastle stay in the Premier League, which is the main goal.”

Townsend’s performances have largely impressed so far, and he appears to have added another dimension to Newcastle’s attack.

McClaren’s side still have not been able to turn their form around, however, and they have won just one of the matches Townsend has featured in so far.

Townsend was one of four players brought to St. James’ Park in January, with Jonjo Shelvey, Seydou Doumbia and Henri Saivet also joining.

Despite their big spend last month, Newcastle are still stuck in 18th place in the Premier League table, with their next match coming against Stoke City on March 2nd.

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