In line with studies in The Solar, Newcastle are hoping to signal Burnley keeper Tom Pope in the summertime.
The English goalkeeper has been given his probability within the Premier League since regular first selection keeper Tom Heaton dislocated his shoulder in September. He has impressed since coming into the aspect, and Sean Dyche will face a dilemma on who to start out when Heaton is match.
This example has caught the attention of Rafa Benitez and Newcastle, who’re reportedly monitoring the state of affairs rigorously in hope of securing a deal for Pope when the switch window re-opens on the finish of the season.
The transfer can also rely upon the type of new goalkeeper Martin Dubravka. The mortgage keeper from Sparta Prague made his debut in The Magpies shock 1-Zero victory over Manchester United and his teammates had been fast to heap reward on the Slovakian.
Dubravka made a string of wonderful saves and if he manages to maintain up his kind for the remainder of the season, Benitez might choose to make his mortgage transfer everlasting as a substitute of signing Pope, an possibility that could also be out there for simply £4m.
Newcastle’s probabilities of signing both keeper are sure to be boosted if the Magpies can retain their place within the Premier League subsequent season. They at the moment sit 13th however simply two factors from security and shall be hoping they’ll get a win in a ‘six-pointer’ in opposition to Bournemouth on Saturday.