Newcastle fans react to reported interest in Freddie Woodman
Newcastle United’s Freddie Woodman is reportedly attracting interest – but some of the club’s fans on Twitter have responded to say they don’t want him sold.
The Chronicle reports Celtic and Southampton are both keen on signing the 24-year-old.
It is explained that a loan exit seems the most likely outcome for the goalkeeper this summer.
Woodman, who spent this season out on loan with Swansea City, is reportedly wanted next year again by the Welsh club.
The English shot-stopper enjoyed a brilliant 2020/21 campaign. Firstly, he ended up with 22 clean sheets in 52 games across all competitions to take his team into the play-offs. Unfortunately, his Swansea team were beaten in the play-off final by Brentford and will spend another year in the Championship.
Newcastle left with Woodman dilemma
A selection of Magpies fans on social media are stressing that they keep Woodman.
He’s been on the books with the Toon since 2013 and has even made four first-team appearances for the club.
However, he’s in the unfortunate position that Newcastle’s goalkeeping department is so strong right now and breaking into the squad seems a big task.
Martin Dubravka is the goalkeeper currently in the number one role at St James’ Park. Additionally, Karl Darlow is someone that’s huge competition and was in net earlier in the season.
It’s a crucial summer for Woodman to decide his future. If he’s willing to be patient, perhaps another loan deal makes sense. However, he’s at an age where surely finding a fixed home is best and supporters have made their feelings heard.
Here are some Newcastle fans discussing the Woodman links:
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