Wayne Routledge isn't giving up on his Newcastle United career.

The Daily Mail says Routledge is desperate to prove to Alan Pardew he still has a future at Newcastle after being sent on loan to QPR.

The 26-year-old joined QPR in January after being told his Newcastle first-team chances would be limited.

But the diminutive winger is keen to return to St. James Park and force his way back into Pardew's reckoning.

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