18 year-old Adam Campbell has been on the bench for the last several Newcastle games, and he has kept some big name players at Newcastle out of the match day squad of 18.
Adam Campbell – could make breakthrough next season
Adam has played for the England U16, U17 and U19 sides, and he was recently named with Gael Bigirimana in the England U20 provisional squad to play in the U20 World Cup
The 24-team U20 World Cup will take place in Turkey between June 21st and July 13th this summer, and England are drawn in Group E along with Iraq, Chile and Egypt.
It will give the two young Magpies tremendous experience if they are included in the final squad to play in Turkey.
Adam was born in North Shields, and he has made 5 appearance this season for Newcastle, with his last appearance being in the last 10 minutes of the game against Arsenal on Sunday.
The lad has shown he is quick and has an eye for a goal, and it wouldn’t surprise us too much if this lad is pushing for a first team place next season at Newcastle.
We hope this lad pushes for a first team place, and he has shown his prowess as a goalscorer for the Newcastle U21 side.
Newcastle need someone to come through the youth ranks, and the only players we now have at the club who came through the Academy are Steven Taylor and Shola Ameobi, with Andy Carroll having been sold to Liverpool in 2011.
There are great things expected of Adam, who looks to us like a young Michael Owen with both pace and skill, and we hope this lad makes a big impact next season.
Maybe he can get a few goals for Newcastle – we are certainly short of goalscorers in the squad.
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