Newcastle sign England goalkeeper Nick Pope from Burnley
MOSCOW, June 24 – RIA Novosti. English football club Newcastle announced on its official website that it has signed a contract with English goalkeeper Nick Pope, who previously played for Burnley.
Pope signed a four-year contract for an undisclosed amount. According to Sky Sports, the transfer cost the Magpies £10m.
“Nick is an outstanding goalkeeper. There has been a lot of attention for him from other clubs this summer, so I want to thank the owners for helping us stay ahead of the competition. Prepare for exciting challenges.” – said Newcastle manager Eddie Howe.
Pope made 39 appearances in all tournaments for Burnley in the 2021/22 season, keeping nine of them clean. Burnley were relegated from the English Premier League at the end of the season. The goalkeeper also has eight caps conceding a goal for England.
Pope was Newcastle’s second signing in the summer transfer window, following defender Matt Targett, who joined permanently after a successful summer loan window last season.
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