Newcastle’s Alex Gilliead responds to questions about his future

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Alex Gilliead is desperate to make it at Newcastle United.

The midfielder is impressing on a half-season loan at League Two club Luton Town.

I’ve got to keep working hard, because I want to be in Newcastle’s first team.

Alex Gilliead

And Luton mnager Nathan Jones – who believes the 20-year-old is destined to play in the Premier League – wants to keep Gilliead at Kenilworth Road for the rest of the campaign.

Asked about his immediate future, the England youth internaitonal said: “I’m not sure yet

“I’ll have to speak to Newcastle to see what they want me to do, because I’m their player.

“I’ve obviously been in contact with Nathan, and I’ll just decide when the time comes and when we’re all happy to sit down and talk about it.”

In the longer term, Gilliead wants to pull on a United shirt.

“I’ve got to keep working hard, because I want to be in Newcastle’s first team,” said Gilliead.