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Newcastle eager to have Nick Pope in the fold – Sporting Life

 

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Newcastle are interested in signing Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope this summer, with the England international keen to remain in the Premier League.

The 30-year-old is one of the .ers likely to leave Burnley this summer after their relegation to the Championship.

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It is understood Pope is keen to remain in the top flight with an eye on his England place at the World Cup in Qatar this winter.

Newcastle boss Eddie Howe is keen to bolster his goalkeeping options with Manchester United shot-stopper Dean Henderson also on their radar.

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But the 25-year-old is set to join Nottingham Forest on a season-long loan with a £20m option to buy.

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Newcastle have so far made one summer signing after Matt Targett completed his permanent move to the club from Aston Villa in a £15m deal.

Newcastle travel to Leicester on Boxing Day, host Leeds on New Year’s Eve, and then travel to Arsenal on January 2, before concluding their campaign away at Chelsea.

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