Striker Callum Ball is desperate to make a big impression if he is given the nod when Notts County face Colchester United this weekend.
The on-loan Derby County frontman has made two substitute appearances for the Magpies since his arrival on loan transfer deadline day.
Most recently, in the 3-1 win against Gillingham, Ball came off the bench to great effect at the spearhead of the County attack to put himself into contention for this coming Saturday’s clash at the Weston Homes Community Stadium.
Ball told Magpie Player: “With coming on last Saturday and getting the win, hopefully now I can get a start for Notts County and show what I can really do.
“It was 2-1 when I came on and it’s going to be hard to make changes to the side but hopefully I gave the gaffer something to think about.
“If it came to it that it was just me up front on my own, I’d like to think that I’d take my chance and hopefully keep my place and get a few goals.
“I think a run would help me come on massively because I’ve not had the chance to play a run of games in a row.
“It could take me two or three games to get that first goal but once I get that goal my confidence will be there and hopefully I can keep on scoring.”
He added: “I’m a big lad so I should be able to put my strength and build into that position and hassle a few centre-halves – even if they are big in this league.
“That doesn’t really bother me, they could be seven-feet tall but I’ve got no fear when I go out on the field.”
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