Elliot Gets The Hint ... He Is Set To Go!

Last updated : 10 September 2014 By Footy Mad - Editor

The 28-year-old earned a second Ireland cap in last week's friendly victory over Oman, but has been restricted to limited appearances for Newcastle due to the form of Tim Krul.

Rob Elliot: "My previous competitive game was with Ireland in May. It's been really tough.

"I've been a bit frustrated. I've wanted to play - I don't want to get the tag of just being a number two keeper.

"I believe I can play in the Premier League and I want to try and push Tim Krul as much as I can. I've spoken to Alan Pardew about that, and he knows and he's fine about that.

"I've got a good relationship with him, but it's just a case of waiting for my opportunity. Last year was a bit frustrating because I only got a few games.

"You get times when you think, 'Right, I need to play' and that's the thing, the big thing for me.

"I love the club - anyone who has been there knows what an amazing city it is, how fantastic the fans are - but I want to play football.

"I hope it is at Newcastle, but if it's not, it's not. I think after this season, depending on how many games I get, I'll have to look at it and see what happens."