Newcastle United fans here in the Tavern have enjoyed their week away from the Premier League, as they hope that the rest period will have a positive effect on the Magpies’ results.
The Toon Army have been in a spot of bother in recent times, as their Premier League future is hanging in the balance. Indeed, if it wasn’t for the efforts of Rafa Benitez then they may be in an even worse position, as the Spaniard springboarded a fightback with victory against Manchester United in their last outing.
Although, it’s been the goalkeeping department that’s caused for problems on Tyneside, with the inconsistent Karl Darlow calling for some much-needed back-up to help provide stability in-between the sticks. And, with Benitez’s future and survival resting on a possible future for current loanee Martin Dubravka, they’ve turned their attention to acquiring highly-rated Burnley ‘keeper Tom Pope.
However, this isn’t the ideal signing that Newcastle should be looking to as they move forward, with a more experienced goalkeeper benefiting a club that’s craving for consistencies in that particular department. Which is why landing ONE of these TWO goalkeepers would be far better for the Magpies…