Football News Update: Newport County Sign Former Manchester United Goalkeeper

In a move that has football enthusiasts buzzing, Newport County have secured the services of former Manchester United and Sunderland goalkeeper Jacob Carney. The 23-year-old shot-stopper has inked a two-year deal with the club, subject to international clearance and Football League approval.

Carney’s Delight at Joining Newport County

Carney, a product of the prestigious Manchester United academy, expressed his delight at joining Newport County. “I’m really happy to be here,” he told the Newport website. “I’ve been speaking to the club for quite a while, and now that it’s all done, I’m looking forward to getting into pre-season and meeting the lads.”

The young goalkeeper’s decision to join Newport was heavily influenced by the club’s philosophy, as outlined by chairman Huw Jenkins. “The philosophy of the chairman is how I want to play,” Carney explained. “It ticked every box for me.”

Carney’s Experience and Loan Spell

After signing his first professional contract with Manchester United in May 2020, Carney spent the second half of the following campaign on loan at Portadown in Northern Ireland, gaining valuable experience.

This latest move to Newport County presents an exciting opportunity for Carney to showcase his talents and continue his development in the English Football League.

“The philosophy of the chairman is how I want to play. It ticked every box for me.”

  • Jacob Carney

As football enthusiasts eagerly await the start of the new season, this signing by Newport County is sure to add depth and quality to their squad, as they look to make an impact in the upcoming EFL contests.

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