Nick Pope arrives at St James’ Park for a medical because the England goalkeeper prepares to finish £12m transfer from Burnley – with Newcastle hopeful of concluding deal earlier than the weekend
- Nick Pope revamped 100 appearances for Burnley in six years with the membership
- He appears to be like set to change into Newcastle boss Eddie Howe’s second summer time signing
- The 30-year-old has been on the fringes of the England setup since 2018
- Pope performed 36 league video games final season however could not preserve the Clarets up
Pope appears to be like set to hitch the Magpies for round £12m as he ends a six-year spell at Turf Moor.
When match, the keeper has been a continuing presence for the Clarets and has picked up over 100 Premier League caps.
Nick Pope revamped 100 Premier League appearances for Burnley in six years with the membership
He has additionally been on the fringes of the England setup, taking part in eight video games throughout the previous 4 years.
Regardless of solely missed two league video games final season, Pope could not preserve Burnley within the Premier League as they completed three level from security in 18th.
Pope would change into the second summer time signing for Newcastle boss Eddie Howe after the seize of full-back Matt Targett, who spent the second half of final season on mortgage at St James’ Park from Aston Villa.
Pope appears to be like set to change into Newcastle boss Eddie Howe’s second signing of the summer time
The Magpies are anticipated to repeat their January spending spree, the place they purchased over £90m of gamers to show round their dire begin to the season.
It could imply offloading some gamers, although as Howe battles to whittle his facet right down to a 25-man-squad with out leaving out key gamers.
The skilled and highly-rated Pope could possibly be a key presence in objective for a Newcastle facet that completed final season with a objective distinction of -18.