Swansea and Burnley eye Northampton 'keeper Smith

HITC understands are a number of clubs are tracking Northampton goalkeeper Adam Smith.

Northampton Town goalkeeper Adam Smith is attracting interest from a host of Premier League and Championship clubs, including Swansea City and Burnley, HITC understands from sources close to the club.

The 6ft 4in goalkeeper joined the Cobblers in the summer on a two-year contract, and has quickly established himself as the No.1 goalkeeper at Sixfields having played every league game so far this season.

Smith has been a revelation for the League Two leaders and his stunning displays have impressed scouts from clubs higher up the football pyramid.

Smith has kept seven clean sheets to date, and he has won the Man of The Match award on six occasions as well as scooping Northampton Town’s player of the month award in August and September.

The towering stopper has impressed potential suitors with his commanding communication of his back four as well as his kicking range, decision making, and shot-stopping.

Swansea and Burnley have watched Smith on several occasions this season and are weighing up moves for the former Leicester man.

It is understood that Northampton Town regard Smith as an outstanding goalkeeper and have subsequently braced themselves for bids for one of their prized assets.

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