Newcastle youngster Conor Newton enjoying U21 action

Newcastle United youngster Conor Newton enjoyed his performance in their U21 defeat to Manchester United.

Newcastle United youngster Conor Newton enjoyed his performance in their U21 defeat to Manchester United.

A midfielder by trade, Newton excelled at right-back and put in some crunching tackles.

Newton told the Evening Chronicle: “I can play there. It’s always good to have that on your CV.

“I’ll play wherever they want me too, but I can play in central midfield or right-back.”

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