"There's something about this squad that is going to take the club forward," the defender said. "We have players who really want to play for Newcastle United.
"I was watching from the terraces then and I feel there's something about this squad that is going to take this club forward, I definitely believe that. We've got quality here, we've got so many top players at the club now. I'm really confident under the gaffer. He's bringing top players in and it's all looking good."