Leicester City interested in signing Newcastle United goalkeeper

Leicester City are keen to sign Newcastle United goalkeeper Martin Dubravka.

That’s according to a recent report from the Guardian’s Ed Aarons, who claims the Foxes have identified Dubravka as a January transfer target.

Dubravka, 33, still has two-and-a-half years left on his contract at St James’ Park, but following Nick Pope’s arrival last summer, the Slovakian has found himself fall down Eddie Howe’s pecking order.

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Following his exile from the Geordies’ starting 11, the former Slavia Prague shot-stopper was forced to sound out a loan move in order to rack up some valuable first-team minutes.

Joining Manchester United, Dubravka was expected to become Erik Ten Hag’s cup and European number one, however, after failing to feature in the Europa League, the 33-year-old was resigned to just a few Carabao Cup games – consequently, he was recalled to Newcastle at the end of last month.

Now seemingly on the lookout for a new challenge with his future at the Magpies very much under threat, Dubravka could find his next home with Brendan Rodgers’ Foxes.



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