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Newcastle's Gosling hopes for late season action

Newcastle United attacker Dan Gosling says he's fit for the final games of the season.

Gosling has been in excellent goalscoring form for the U21s in recent weeks.

He told nufc.co.uk: "I've always believed that I can score goals - it's just getting the chance to do it on a regular basis.

"Yesterday was my first game in six weeks - I've had little five and ten minutes here and there but a player at my age needs to play football, so I went down with the lads and we managed to get a good result.

"I don't get paid to train, I want to play football, and whether that's playing for the under-21s or the first team I need games on a regular basis. That does provide a good platform, to have regular games, and when I'm not playing for the first team I like to keep myself ticking over so when the chance comes I'll hopefully be ready.

"Ninety minutes in a Premier League game is very tough; you have to be physically really fit to get through it and I feel good in myself. Obviously I'd like to have more minutes on the pitch because once you're playing week in, week out, you know where your body's at.

"But you've just got to do the best you can. Like I say, playing those games helps and I'll keep on doing it until I break through."

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