The versatile 20-year old defender made his fourth Magpies appearance in Wednesday night's Capital One Cup loss at Manchester United and with some injuries to Alan Pardew's defence, he is keen to make the most of his opportunities.
"There's a lot of games coming up with all the European games," he told The Journal.
"I'm hoping for a chance. Every game that comes along - European games, cup games - I've got to keep working hard in training to get my chance in them.
"Hopefully I can get a Premiership start. I'm really working hard at that. "I feel like I'm a really versatile player and I really enjoy wherever I play."