Sky Sports is reporting that Blackburn are interested in bringing in Karl Darlow this summer.
The report says that Blackburn see Darlow as the replacement for David Raya, who is reportedly close to a move to Brentford.
Karl has just one year remaining on his contract at Newcastle. While he has stated in the past that he is very happy on Tyneside, he just has not played much since Martin Dubravka joined in January 2018.
In fact, he made just one appearance last season in the League Cup as Freddie Woodman was preferred to start in the FA Cup.
We are not sure if Newcastle would offer Karl a new contract or if he would even accept one. But now is the time to make that determination as Newcastle will not want to let him run out his contract.
Karl Darlow– drawing the interest of Blackburn Rovers
Darlow is a pretty reliable back up although he does not really match the skillset of Martin Dubravka very well.
Newcastle would likely be able to recoup the £4m they paid Nottingham Forest for him in 2014 when he was bought along with Jamaal Lascelles.
Darlow has made just 59 appearances since his loan spell ended at Nottingham Forest in 2015. He is just 28-year-old which is young for a keeper nowadays, so he it be best for him to go to a club where can player regularly.
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