The striker has displayed exciting form in preseason.
Ba told The Journal: “What I’m all about is enjoying my life and enjoying my football. I like to play with a smile on my face and be happy. This is my life.
“My ambitions for this season personally are similar to last season. I want the team and also me to be in good shape, the best shape we can be, and I want to play as many games as possible; the maximum amount of games if I can.
“And then I was to win as much with Newcastle as it is possible to do.”