The highly rated prospect's trial at the English Premier League club was organised just days ago, but Good is relishing the prospect
Melbourne Heart defender Curtis Good hopes his whirlwind trial at English Premier League club Newcastle United can lead to a contract offer.
The 19-year-old left for England on Sunday and will begin his 10-day trial at the club on Tuesday, fresh from a promising debut A-League season in which he made 27 appearances.
The Young Socceroo was still at the Australian Institute of Sport just 12 months ago, but - like his trial offer from Newcastle just four days ago illustrated - things have progressed quickly in the Melbourne-born stopper's career.
"I always wondered what it was like compared to Australia, but I didn't expect it to happen this early, so I'm just going to enjoy the experience," he told the club's website.
"It was organised through my manager. They saw me play, though I'm not sure if it was in the A-League or with the national team, but it just happened to come about.
"I didn't even get a chance to tell [my team mates] as this developed really quickly. I only found out at the start of the weekend that I was to head over the next day."
Good has tempered his expectations of what can come of the trial, but admitted a permanent move to the English powerhouse would be an opportunity he would jump at: "It's just a short trial. I'll just train and play games, and if they're happy, I'll hopefully get an offer, but if not, then I'll just enjoy the experience."