Ghana winger Christian Atsu rules out January move away from Newcastle United

Published on: 24 October 2018

Ghana winger Christian Atsu says he has no plans of leaving English Premier League side Newcastle United in January. 

The 26 year old has struggled to break into the first team this season but the former Chelsea winger wants to stay on and fight for a place in Rafa Benitez's team.

“I’m not looking for a move away from Newcastle United in January and to be honest, it has not even been part of my plans,” Atsu told

“I rather want to stay here and improve on my performance because I’m very happy to play for Newcastle. It is a great honour for me to represent them.

“Although, the results haven’t been good this season, I believe we will recover. We have the potential to change the story-line and just one win will change everything. We have one of the best coaches and he is also trying everything he can to get us back on track,” he added.

Newcastle United are struggling this season and are bottom of the table after nine games in the English Premier League.

The Magpies have lost seven of the opening nine games, drawing the other two.

Despite their struggles, Atsu has played on five games starting three of those games from the bench.