Obertan left Old Trafford for the Toon last summer.
â€śYes, I think it would have worked out at Manchester United,â€ť he told The Journal. â€śI donâ€™t know how long it would have taken.
â€śI didnâ€™t want to spend another two years learning and fighting for just a few minutes on the pitch here and there.
â€śI had to make a decision and it was very difficult but I needed to play, and here at Newcastleâ€™s itâ€™s a great opportunity."