Newcastle Faces Up to Four Months Without First-Choice Goalkeeper Nick Pope Due to Shoulder Injury.
Newcastle Eyes Arsenal’s Bench warmer Aaron Ramsdale and Former Man United Keeper David De Gea as January Alternatives
De Gea, a free agent post his Old Trafford departure, has reportedly reached out to offer his services to the Toon Army.
Ramsdale, currently on the Arsenal bench, is interested in a potential switch to St James’ Park after losing his starting spot to David Raya.
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Nevertheless, a January transfer for the English goalkeeper could reach a price tag of £50 million.
Newcastle are reluctant to spend on a goalkeeper – and free agent De Gea presents a more affordable option.
The Spaniard made more than 500 appearances over a 12-year spell at Old Trafford.
His £375,000-a-week contract was not renewed despite winning the Golden Glove
award during the 2022/23 season – and questions linger over his Red Devils replacement Andre Onana.
It is understood 32-year-old De Gea would need to accept significantly reduced wages at St James’ Park.
Eddie Howe currently has goalkeepers Martin Dubravka, Lloris Karius and Mark Gillespie at his disposal.
Newcastle’s Attempt to Sign Tottenham’s Outcast Hugo Lloris Fell Through on Deadline Day Last Summer.