Srnicek urges Krul to ignore Tottenham advances, and he's right to for now

Tim Krul

Srnicek thinks Krul should stay at Newcastle rather than be tempted by a move away this summer.

Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul has been urged to stay at the club despite the interest of Tottenham by former stopper Pavel Srnicek.

Srnicek is told the Shields Gazette: "A move to a so-called bigger club does not always turn out for the best.

“Tim is still young, and I think if he stays at Newcastle for another year or two and just gets more experience, he will have a good chance (of going to a top club).

“He was fantastic when Newcastle finished fifth, but he has had some injuries since then.

“It’s difficult, because you have to repeat the successful seasons you have and it is even harder to do it again.”

The former Magpies stopper has a point with Tottenham currently having the accomplished Hugo Lloris between the posts at White Hart Lane. Although Lloris was linked with a move away towards the end of last season, speculation seems to have quietened down regarding the French captain's club future.

As it stands it would seem as though he would be sitting on the bench at White Hart Lane when he has been one of the top performers in goal during his time in the Premier League at Newcastle United. Tottenham know just from their meeting at White Hart Lane last season, where Newcastle left with all three points, just what Krul can bring to a side after his man of the match display that day. 

It would be a waste for him if he were to sit on the bench at Spurs but if it were to change regarding Lloris then the move for the Dutch international would make a degree of sense.

Unless Krul has assurances over the number one spot, he should be staying with his current club and not looking to leave just yet, otherwise it could disrupt the career of a terrific goalkeeper. 

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