Newcastle United have signed goalkeeper, Nick Pope from Burnley for an undisclosed transfer payment.
Pope began his occupation inside Ipswich Town’s Youth Academy but created his breakthrough while at Charlton with 37 appearances across 2014-15 & 15-16 seasons, following mortgage spells at Harrow Borough, Welling United, Cambridge United, Aldershot Town, York Metropolis and Bury.
The Soham-born goalkeeper then joined Burnley in July 2016 in which he went on to make 155 appearances in all competitions, as the Clarets knowledgeable a short European marketing campaign in 2018-19 time following ending seventh in the Leading League the earlier period.
Burnley ultimately endured relegation at the finish of previous period, with their destiny verified coincidentally following defeat on the ultimate working day of the time against Newcastle who have now signed Pope on a 4-12 months deal.
Talking about his final decision to sign up for Newcastle just after 6 seasons at Burnley, Pope claimed: “Now I’m in this article, I can’t wait around to get started. The deal has taken a couple of weeks to arrive to fruition but it obtained more than the line truly swiftly, and I’m delighted to be below and I’m truly searching ahead to getting trapped into it.”
Newcastle’s Head Coach, Eddie Howe hailed Pope as “… an outstanding Leading League and international level goalkeeper” and is “very pleased” to have fought off strong levels of competition for Pope’s signature.
Pope is Newcastle’s next signing this summertime just after Matt Targett finalised a lasting transfer from Aston Villa earlier this month.
Burnley in the meantime issued the next assertion on Pope’s departure from Turf Moor to transfer to Newcastle: “The Club would like to thank Nick for all his attempts in the course of his time at Turf Moor and wish him all the most effective for the long term.”
In the course of his time at Turf Moor, Pope manufactured his international debut for England in 2018 and has long gone on to claim eight intercontinental caps across the previous four several years.