The 23-year-old signed for the Magpies from Everton in 2010 but has made just 26 appearances in three injury-plagued years on Tyneside.
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"It was nearly there," Gosling told the Shields Gazette when asked about the proposed move to Palace. "But it didn't materialise, so I came back here and got my head down, worked hard and have played two games.
"I'll just play as many games as I can and we'll see what happens.
"It was difficult, but it affects people differently. I just get on with my job. I'm employed by Newcastle United, and it was no bother for me to come back. I'll just get my head down and get on with my work.
"I was always happy to be here, and I'm happy to stay, but I need to play football. That's what I'm paid to do, and I haven't been doing that.
"Whether it is [time] to move on, or whatever, who knows? I just want to play football, whether it's here or somewhere else."