After making his debut only a couple of weeks ago, it is reported this morning by the Shields Gazette that rising Newcastle star Callum Roberts is to sign long-term at United.

Not turning 18 until April, the exciting winger has made his mark with a willingness and ability to go past opposition players and is definitely one who looks as if he could make it.

newcastle contractHeading across the Tyne on a month long youth loan, Callum Roberts made an instant impression for Gateshead as they beat Nuneaton 2-0 away on Saturday.

Roberts turned in a sparkling performance and made one of fellow loanee Adam Campbell’s brace of goals.

United fans can take advantage of our free Cup weekend to see Roberts play at the international stadium for the Heed Army against Welling this coming Saturday.

However, under the terms of the youth deal  the winger can still turn out for United and is expected to also play in tonight’s Premier League Cup tie (Under 21s) against Blackburn at St. James’ Park – 7pm kick-off.

As we have featured before, Callum Roberts scored this cracking goal in Germany this summer – watch it HERE.

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