"The change of manager and injuries have affected me, but I will wait and fight for a place in the team.
"Of course, I want to play, but I don't want to throw in the towel. Leaving the club? That's not entered my plans. My dream is to succeed in England.
"I would only accept leaving if Newcastle decided I was of no value to them. But that hasn't happened.
"My challenge is to work each day and fight for the chance to play. I do not feel inferior in comparison with other players in the squad."