Morecambe land Newcastle United keeper on season-long loan deal

Morecambe have made their fifth signing of the summer with the loan arrival of Newcastle United keeper Jake Turner.

Wednesday, 5th August 2020, 12:41 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th August 2020, 12:52 pm
Morecambe loan signing Jake Turner

The 21-year-old has joined the Shrimps on a season-long deal and will provide competition for Mark Halstead.

A former England U18 and U19 international, Turner was previously at Bolton Wanderers before moving to the North East a year ago.

“It’s good to be here and I'm happy to get it all done,” he told the club website.

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“I can’t wait to get going and for the season to begin now.”

Morecambe boss Derek Adams added: “Jake is a highly rated young goalkeeper who will challenge for the number one jersey. We look forward to working with him.”

Turner’s signing continues a busy week which has seen the signings of Stephen Hendrie, Harry Davis, Nathaniel Knight-Percival and Liam McAlinden.