- Newcastle United's search for a new goalkeeper continues in January
- Sparta Prague's Martin Dubravka is Rafa Benitez's latest transfer target
- The Magpies were previously linked to PSG goalkeeper Kevin Trapp
Published: 18:27 EST, 9 January 2018 | Updated: 18:27 EST, 9 January 2018
Newcastle United have switched their attentions to Sparta Prague goalkeeper Martin Dubravka after Kevin Trapp opted to stay at Paris St Germain.
Rafa Benitez is keen to bring in a goalkeeper on loan and Slovakia international Dubravka is the latest to be considered.
The 28-year-old has impressed for his country in their World Cup qualifying campaign and Benitez is hopeful of reaching an agreement before the weekend.
Newcastle United have turned their attentions to Slavia Prague goalkeeper Martin Dubravka
The Magpies have rotated their goalkeepers for the majority of this season.
Karl Darlow and Rob Elliot have shared goalkeeping duties but it is understood Benitez wants to sign a goalkeeper to be No 1.
Dubravka joined Sparta Prague in the Czech League from Slovan Liberec.
Dubravka in action for Slovakia during a World Cup 2018 qualifying match against Scotland