Ghanaian international, Christian Atsu has disclosed his determination to keep working hard to help Newcastle United achieve a top place finish in the English elite division.
The Magpies have been impressive since their return to the Premier League as they are occupying the 9th position with 11 points after eight matches played.
The former Chelsea winger suffered a slight injury scare during the international break, the 24-year-old is fully fit and ready to cement his place in Benitez starting lineup.
“I was getting treatment during the international break. After some time, I got better and was training with the team. I’m just back.” he told the official club website.
“I’m very happy playing for Newcastle. I want to improve each and every game. I want to score and to assist more. I know my level, so I need to keep working hard and try to help the team.
Atsu has netted once and set up another this season – featuring in all eight games so far as he forms a major part of Benitez’s side where the wingers are instrumental.
Atsu is determined to carry on giving the fans something to shout about, starting this weekend when Crystal Palace visit St James’ Park.
“We will keep fighting and try to attack teams,’ he added. ‘We have Crystal Palace at home in front of our fans. We’re confident.”