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Dubravka eager to stay and be part of Newcastle's new era

Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka is eager to stay and be part of the club's new era.

The Magpies had been linked with a move for Manchester United shot-stopper Dean Henderson while Chelsea's Kepa Arrizabalaga has also been linked.

But Dubravka insists he wants to stay and asked if good times were ahead, he told Chronicle Live: "Yeah, I think it will be. We have shown how we have improved under this manager.

"Now we are already looking forward to next season and where we can finish, what we can achieve. I know that we are just at the beginning of the new era. But hopefully we can bring back the good times to Newcastle."

Dubravka added: "We've been able to give something to the fans who were amazing and always stay behind us. The win at Burnley showed how we have grown as a team, it shows our character too. For the last few games, a lot of people might have thought 'Oh they're on holiday' but we have proved we weren't. "I am so happy to give something back."

"People did talk about us going to Burnley as a decider maybe. But it was good to win it and in the second half of the season we showed we have quality players and we could get results when we needed them.

"We know where we were and we have come from a tough place. So to finish the season in 11th is massive for us."



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