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Newcastle boss Bruce confirms signing of Motherwell keeper Gillespie

Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce has confirmed the signing of Motherwell goalkeeper Mark Gillespie.

Gillespie comes off contarct at Well today and will join Newcastle in a Bosman deal.

It will mean a return to Tyneside for the former Toon academy graduate.

Bruce revealed today: "He's signed, and will be part of the squad next year; he's obviously not allowed to play now.

"With Rob Elliot leaving, it's important we have three goalkeepers. We've now got to make the call on (Freddie) Woodman at Swansea."

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