Nick Pope reveals the Newcastle United player that 'sold' the move to him

Nick Pope reveals the Newcastle United player that 'sold' the move to him

Nick Pope has revealed a conversation with Kieran Trippier helped persuade the goalkeeper to join Newcastle United. The 30-year-old became the club’s second senior signing of the summer on Thursday for an undisclosed fee from recently-relegated Burnley. Pope put pen to paper on a four-year contract at St James’ Park, where he will rival Martin Dubravka for the No.1 jersey. Eddie Howe was keen to make it known that the Magpies had saw off competition from elsewhere to land Pope. And it sounds as though Trippier played a key role in getting Pope to Tyneside when on England duty together a few weeks ago. ‘Agent’ Trippier “I spent a couple of weeks with Tripps only last week,” Pope told NUFCTV. “I asked him a few questions and he was telling …
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