North Shields born Adam Campbell doesn’t turn 19 until January 1st, but he is one of Newcastle’s most promising players, and the England U20 striker could well be sent out on loan again after the abortive two weeks he had at Carlisle where he hardly played – one late sub appearance.
Adam Campbell – a fantastic prospect for Newcastle
St. Mirren have again expressed an interest in taking the 18 year-old, but maybe a Championship club would be better, and that’s because of the higher standards in the Championship, and then Adam would have a chance to prove himself, by scoring some goals.
But Newcastle are very happy the way both Conor Newton and Paul Dummett came through at the Scottish club last season, and Pardew may be happy enough to send Adam north of the border, at least through January.
Adam works hard in training and keeps his head down, and he also has that inbuilt confidence in his own abilities, he’s very fast, and has that knack of putting the ball into the back of the net.
The 18 year-old England U20 International had this to say after the St. Mirren game in the summer, about this season:
“It is going to be a massive season for me no matter where I end up.” “If I can stay here, I’d love that.” ” I would love to fight for my place if I can but if the gaffer thinks it is right to move on – that’s what I will do.”
“Hopefully, I can stay here and push for the first team here.” “I don’t know. I am just the same as any other player. I am just concentrating on my football and I’m not really worried about loans.”
“There aren’t as many strikers in as we have in the past so there’s a chance for me and Haris Vuckic to really push on.” “I will turn up in training and do the best I can.” “It’s great to have people like Papiss Cisse and Shola Ameobi to learn from in training.”
“Shola’s always there to offer advice and telling us things we should be doing. They’re great people to learn from.” “It’s been really good and I made sure I stayed fit over the summer so I returned in the best shape possible.”
Since we only brought in Loic Remy on loan in this summer, maybe Adam will be kept at Newcastle, but we don’t think so.
Getting regular first team games away from Newcastle is what the 5’5″ striker now needs, and Alan Pardew will have to rely on Cisse, Remy, Shola Ameobi and Yoan Gouffran for the striker positions – at least through January.
We look forward to seeing Adam slamming in those goals for some side before January rolls around - and maybe it will be north of the border.
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