Newcastle United youngster Victor Fernandez hopes to return soon

HULL, ENGLAND - JULY Newcastle player Victor Fernandez in action during a pre-season friendly match between Hull City and Newcastle United at KCOM Stadium on July 24, 2018 in Hull, England.

Newcastle youngster says lay-off has been frustrating.

HULL, ENGLAND - JULY Newcastle player Victor Fernandez in action during a pre-season friendly match between Hull City and Newcastle United at KCOM Stadium on July 24, 2018 in Hull, England.

Newcastle United youngster Victor Fernandez has written an emotional message to fans amid his injury troubles.

Fernandez is battling a niggling heel injury which has seen him play only one under-23 game all season.

 

He featured with the first team in pre-season so the delay to his campaign has been disappointing. 

The youngster sent a message to supporters expressing his frustration, but also suggesting there is reason to be optimistic.

Fernandez says he is nearing the final stages of his recovery.

The young winger has worked hard since joining Newcastle in 2017 to try and get near to the first team.

He will have to prove his fitness and form all over again before he convinces Rafa Benitez to throw him in.

If he can show his worth, it will be a big boost to Newcastle, who could dearly do with one of their young talents to start pushing onto claim one of the attacking positions in Benitez's side.

Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez gestures from the sideline during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Brighton and Hove Albion at St. James Park on December 30, 2017 in...

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