Max Thompson has signed a brand new cope with Newcastle United.
The promising younger keeper now contracted till 30 June 2025.
He clearly has potential, having on the age of 19 gone and performed on mortgage in League One the primary half of this season, for Northampton City.
An England Below 18s worldwide, attention-grabbing to see what Newcastle United do with Max Thompson.
The senior goalkeeping scenario seems set for a shake up with each Karius and Gillespie virtually sure to depart, while if / when Nick Pope comes again in as primary as soon as totally match, I believe very seemingly Martin Dubravka shall be in search of a brand new membership in the summertime the place he will be the primary.
As for Max Thompson, I’d guess subsequent season he’ll both exit on mortgage once more, or possibly an opportunity he’ll turn into third alternative at senior stage.
Newcastle United official announcement – 9 February 2024:
Goalkeeper Max Thompson has prolonged his contract with Newcastle United till the summer season of 2025.
The 19-year-old joined the Academy on the age of 11 and signed his first skilled cope with the membership in December 2021.
He has represented England at Below-18 stage, protecting a clear sheet on his debut for the Younger Lions in a 3-0 victory over Russia in 2021.
Thompson just lately returned to Newcastle after spending the primary half of this season on mortgage at Northampton City in League One. He made 15 appearances for the Cobblers, protecting 5 clear sheets.
Upon signing his new contract, Thompson mentioned: “I’m actually excited to proceed my profession with the membership I’ve supported and grown up with. It’s one other alternative to attempt to progress additional as a footballer and, hopefully, make it as a participant at Newcastle United.
“The event that has been put in place for me and a transparent concentrate on the place they need me to go have been one of many important causes in signing a brand new contract. It reveals good religion that they see a development in how I’ve been taking part in so I’ve been rewarded in that sense.”