According to The Chronicle, Newcastle have handed a trial to Hebburn Town striker Cedwyn Scott as the 21-year-old looks to earn a contract at St James’ Park, in the hope that he can become the next Jamie Vardy.
The non-league outfit currently play in the Northern League Division One, where Scott is on absolute fire right now – his form has been nothing short of sensational.
Impressively, the former Dundee striker has scored 20 goals in his last nine games, including 14 in his last four outings having netted a double hat-trick in a 10-2 League Cup win against Washington as The Chronicle reveal.
Some of his recent appearances have come out wide as Hebburn Town’s Graeme Armstrong occupies the No.9 role on a regular basis.
However, some of Scott’s recent goals have come from a centre-forward position when Armstrong has been absent, as The Chronicle‘s report states – this proves that the Newcastle trialist is a versatile figure.
The Magpies decision to hand the non-league forward an opportunity is the latest edition in a series of Newcastle looking to strengthen Chris Hogg’s development side with some fresh, exciting youngsters.
Peruvian prospect Rodrigo Vilca has already been added to Hogg’s ranks, while Newcastle have also signed Florent Indalecio and Bradley Cross to their Under-23 side – formerly of AS Saint-Etienne and FC Schalke 04 respectively.