Newcastle's Alex Gilliead responds to questions about his future

Alex Gilliead is desperate to make it at Newcastle United.

Wednesday, 2nd November 2016, 5:00 am
Alex Gilliead

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

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

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“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.