BREAKING: Newcastle agree deal to sign goalkeeper – set for medical on Tyneside today

Some more news to bring you this morning, with the Chronicle’s Lee Ryder confirming that Newcastle are expected to complete the signing of Sparta Prague goalkeeper Martin Dubravka today – with the Slovakian international set to undergo a medical on Tyneside after a deal has been agreed.

The 29-year-old has been linked continuously with NUFC over the last few weeks and it finally looks like Benitez will get his man – with youngster Freddie Woodman now expected to go out on loan to Aberdeen once Dubravka’s signing is completed.

The details of his proposed move to the club are not clear at this stage, however a loan deal has been reported by the Daily Mail for the 6ft 3′ stopper.

Whether that deal includes an option or obligation to buy remains to be seen (loan with option has been suggested below), but this will be a boost for Benitez who has clearly wanted a new goalkeeper over the past 2 windows:

Here’s him in action – what a save!

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About Olly Hawkins

Born in Gateshead, Olly was a Junior Magpie from birth. As a season ticket holder and avid Newcastle United fan - he eats, sleeps and breathes all things NUFC.

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