The Sky Blues frontman returns from England duty intent on adding to his 19-strong goal tally in the remaining seven League One fixtures...
Adam Armstrong has returned to the Sky Blues camp after a 10-days away on international duty with the Young Lions.
The Sky Blues striker netted twice, in a successful trip for the England U19s as they progressed to summer’s Euro 2016 competition with an emphatic 2-0 win over European giants Spain.
The 19-year old was involved in all three of England’s qualifying campaign games, netting a penalty against Greece and scoring a wonderful curling effort against Spain from the substitutes bench. Armstrong has rejoined Mowbray’s men in first team training today, ahead of the trip to Gillingham on Saturday.
Talking about his international success, Armstrong said: “We had three very tough games, with high intensity.
“To get two goals in a massive confidence booster for me. I am now raring to go for the weekend. There are 21 points still on offer and that is a lot to gain in any league.”
The Newcastle loanee remains City’s top scorer, with 19 goals to his name - a professional career high.
After a dry spell of six games without a goal (last netting against Bury back in Feb), Armstrong is confident that his experience with the England side will stand him in good stead for the remainder of the League One campaign.
Armstrong added: “It's a lot of games, for me it's been massive for my progress. It's a lot to handle. You can get tired legs at times, but you push through it.
“It is football, Premier League strikers go through those spells too. When the chance does come, I'll take it.
“For every striker in the league, you are a target man for the opposition. I have scored a lot of goals, I want to continue that. Me being so young, with so many goals, the last seven I will go out and get as many as I can.
“Now that I am there [within reach of the league's number one scorer], I want to try and push for the top.”