Striker set to leave Newcastle in the summer

TRIAL ... Adam Campbell.

TRIAL ... Adam Campbell.

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ADAM Campbell will be relased by Newcastle United at the end of the season.

The striker’s deal at St James’s Park expires in the summer.

He’s a street footballer – he’s a throwback to the street. He tackles, he runs back, he’s fast and has got a bit of aggression. He wants the ball all the time.

Alan Pardew

And Campbell has not been offered a new contract.

But he could yet stay in the Premier League, having been given a trial at West Bromwich Albion.

The 21-year-old played 90 minutes for the club’s Under-21s in their 3-0 win over Arsenal this week.

Pacy Campbell made his first-team debut against Atromitos in the Europa League in the 2012-13 season.

Then-manager Alan Pardew had high hopes for the Academy graduate, who was handed a professional deal.

Pardew said: “He’s a street footballer – he’s a throwback to the street.

“He tackles, he runs back, he’s fast and has got a bit of aggression. He wants the ball all the time.

“It’s fantastic to have a player like that. Academies, as a rule, don’t often produce a natural talent like that.

North Shields-born Campbell went on to play for Carlisle United, St Mirren, Fleetwood Town, Hartlepool United and most recently Gateshead on loan.

But the former England Under-19 international found his opportunities limited in his spells away from St James’s Park.

And Campbell has seemingly failed to convince Newcastle that his future lies at the club.