Emmanuel Riviere vows to wow after breaking duck

Emmanuel Riviere of Newcastle is mobbed by team mates after scoring during the Capital One Cup Third Round match between Crystal Palace and Newcastle United at Selhurst Park on September 24, 2014
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Emmanuel Riviere vows that he will kick on and score plenty for Newcastle United in the future after breaking a six-game goal drought during the week.

Newcastle United striker Emmanuel Riviere is hopeful that his brace against Crystal Palace on Wednesday signals the start of a goal-laden career with the Magpies.

The 24-year-old, a £6m summer signing from AS Monaco, scored twice to help Newcastle reach the fourth round of the League Cup with a 3-2 win at Selhurst Park.

Having previously gone six games without finding the net, Riviere believes that Wednesday's performance will prove a watershed moment in his spell in the North-East.

"I'm happy to get my first two goals. I didn't worry about not scoring because in training I have been playing well but the goals just weren't coming," the Frenchman told reporters.

"But I kept believing in myself. I know what I can do. I was waiting for that first goal to come and, now it is here, I know that more will follow.

"I want to play the next game and to keep going like this."

Alan Pardew's side resume Premier League commitments on Monday night with a trip to Stoke City.

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew gives instructions during his side's friendly with Real Sociedad on August 10, 2014
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