Nick Pope indicators new long-term take care of Burnley by way of to 2023 | Soccer Information 1

Nick Pope has put pen to paper on a four-year contract with Burnley to commit his future to the Clarets.

The 27-year-old goalkeeper has signed a brand new deal holding him at Turf Moor till June 2023 with the choice to increase for an additional yr, along with his earlier contract as a result of expire on the finish of subsequent season.

Pope, a part of England’s 2018 World Cup squad, has performed solely three video games this season after struggling a dislocated shoulder within the Clarets’ Europa League season opener towards Aberdeen in July, which sidelined him till December.

He since managed to make two appearances within the FA Cup as Tom Heaton retained the No 1 spot for the remainder of the season.

“I am in a good place. The shoulder feels good and I’m looking forward to coming back ready for next season,” Pope mentioned.

“With the contract being for an additional 4 years that can carry me by way of nearly all of my profession. While you have a look at an extended deal like that, you’re taking into context the membership you are at and the folks you’ll be round daily.

“I love being the place I am and dealing with the lads daily. It is an pleasant place to be. I wish to get again to the place I left off and assist the membership construct on the three years I’ve had right here up to now.”

Pope initially joined Burnley from Charlton in 2016, powering by way of the ranks and establishing himself because the facet’s first-choice keeper after Heaton suffered a dislocated shoulder in September 2017.

With Joe Hart additionally on the membership, the battle to be Burnley’s first alternative goalkeeper subsequent season might be attention-grabbing.

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