Andros Townsend Explains Why He Had To Quit Newcastle 

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Andros Townsend insists he had to quit Newcastle and return to the Premier League for the sake of his international career.

“It has been extremely frustrating. Looking back on it I got injured at the wrong time when I was flying high,” he said. “Then for a year or two I could not get back to the form I wanted to.

“But now, what is in the past is in the past and I proved at Newcastle I am still good enough to play in the Premier League.

“It gave me great confidence again and I got back in the England squad. Unfortunately, it did not work out for me there but now I am playing well for Palace and scoring goals again.

“I really enjoyed my time at Newcastle, I make no secret of that. It did cross my mind to stay but I need to be playing Premier League football if I want to make the most of my career.”

“A year taking a step back in the Championship when at Spurs I wasn’t as playing as much as I’d have liked to, I decided I couldn’t really do that.

“I made the tough decision, I’m happy to be at Palace now, everything is going well, so hopefully it was the right decision.”

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