20-goal Newcastle United star makes a bold admission

Adam Armstrong has gone on to state his belief that he is good enough to produce the goods in the Championship.

Armstrong joined League One outfit Coventry City last term and proved to be one of the signings of the season after scoring 20 goals in 40 appearances for the Sky Blues.

Following his brilliant exploits, many felt that Armstrong had done enough to merit a place in the Newcastle United first team during the upcoming campaign, especially as the Magpies had suffered relegation into the Championship.

However, Newcastle have splashed big money to secure the services of Dwight Gayle this summer and in addition, the presence of Ayoze Perez and Aleksandar Mitrovic means that Armstrong faces stiff competition to earn a place in the Magpies’ starting lineup.

Despite the challenges ahead, Armstrong is not getting fazed and has gone on to state that he is good enough to succeed in the Championship.

Speaking to the Shields Gazette, the 19-year-old said, “It’s the same for every player. You’ve just go to train hard and put a marker down all the way through pre-season and see where it takes you.

“I played in League One, and I think I’m past that. I did well there, so the next step is the Championship. I’ll have to see what happens.”