Club receive bad news from Premier League on Newcastle goalkeeper front
The Premier League have confirmed that if United asked, they would be turned down for an emergency Newcastle goalkeeper loan.
With both Tim Krul and Rob Elliot confirmed as out of action at least into the new year, [intlink id=”191″ type=”page”]United face tough fixtures [/intlink]with a hard Premier League run and both domestic Cups in the next three and a bit weeks.
21 year old Jak Alnwick now has 45 minutes (plus stoppage time) of first team experience for NUFC after his part in the Chelsea victory, while not surprisingly 17 year old Freddie Woodman has zero first team experience.
However, it is Karl Darlow who has ensured United won’t be able to bring in any experienced keeper on a short-term emergency loan.
Despite being on a season long loan at Nottingham Forest, Darlow still apparently counts as United’s second fit registered keeper alongside Jak Alnwick.
At the last NUFC Fans Forum in response to a query on their eligibility for United this season, Newcastle United stated;
‘The club are delighted to have secured both Jamaal (Lascelles) and Karl Darlow, and while they will be big assets to the squad in future, it was not true that they could be recalled from their current loan deals until the end of the 2014/15 season.’
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