Newcastle hires a new goalkeeper

Newcastle United, the club of the English Premier League, announced Thursday that it has signed Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope on a four-year contract. According to reports, Newcastle had paid around 10 million pounds (12.23 million dollars) for the 30-year-old goalkeeper, who had a one-year contract with Burnley left. Bob, who joined Burnley in 2016, played 36 Premier League games and kept clean nine last season, but couldn’t stop his team from relegating in second division after occupying the 18th place in classification. “Nick is an exceptional goalkeeper in Premier League and internationally so I am very happy to add strong competition to this important position, “said Newcastle manager Eddie Howe. Bob, who has made eight caps for England, will compete with Martin Dubravka for a spot. in the starting lineup. Newcastle, which was acquired by a Saudi-led investment consortium last October, finished 11th last season. (Reuters)