Peterborough United chairman responds when asked if he wants to sign Newcastle United's Freddie Woodman

Peterborough United Chairman Darragh MacAnthony

Newcastle United youngster Freddie Woodman has impressed with his performances for England under-20's this summer.

Darragh MacAnthony has suggested that Peterborough United won’t be making a bid for Newcastle United’s Freddie Woodman this summer.

Woodman’s reputation has increased this summer, following his starring role for England under-20’s as they won the World Cup.

Newcastle United's Freddie Woodman during the warm up

The Newcastle youngster could be available for loan, as his chances of breaking into Rafael Benitez’s first-team look slim.

Newcastle already have Karl Darlow, Matz Sels and Rob Elliot in their senior squad, and the Magpies are believed to be looking to make another addition in goal soon.

And with Peterborough looking for a stopper, he could have come on to the League One side’s radar.

However, MacAnthony has suggested that a deal to sign Woodman could be difficult for any club to complete at this moment in time.

It has been suggested that Benitez may keep Woodman around to assess him over pre-season (Chronicle), with the Spanish boss keen not to block his pathway to success.

The young stopper has previously had loan spells at Kilmarnock and Crawley Town.

Peterborough are known to be looking for a new number one, with Grant McCann's current options in goal looking slim. 

Newcastle United's Freddie Woodman before the match

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