Newcastle United wideman Christian Atsu wants to score more goals this season

Published on: 01 August 2018

Newcastle United winger Christian Atsu wants to more effective for the club this season.

The 26-year-old made 31 appearances for Newcastle last season before going into surgery to correct a knee injury amid inconsistent displays.

The Ghana international has been trying to impress in pre-season as he aims to stake a regular stake in Rafa Benitez's side this term.

The former FC Porot star has admitted he was average for the Toon Army last after being linked with a  move to newly-promoted Huddersfield Town. 

However, the Black Star is looking forward to kicking off the new campaign with United.

“This season I will be more effective, score more goals and give more assists," he said from the team hotel in Braga.

“This is what I believe.

“Honestly the fans will see a big difference from last season.”

Newcastle United take on Tottenham Hotspur in their English Premier League opener at St James Park on August 11.