Derby, Birmingham and Ipswich eyeing goalkeeper David Cornell

Derby, Birmingham and Ipswich eyeing David Cornell after goalkeeper helped Northampton Town secure promotion from League Two before leaving as his contract expired

  • David Cornell helped Northampton win promotion from League Two this season
  • The 29-year-old ex-Swansea stopper is wanted by several Championship clubs
  • Derby, Birmingham and Ipswich are all thought to be interested in signing him
  • Cornell kept a clean sheet as the Cobblers beat Exeter 4-0 in the play-off final

Northampton goalkeeper David Cornell is being chased by a host of Championship clubs ahead of next season.

Cornell is a free agent following the expiry of his contract after playing a key role in their promotion from League Two this season, with Derby, Birmingham and Ipswich among the clubs interested.

Northampton were hoping to keep Cornell, but the former Swansea man has decided to move on in search of a new challenge.

Northampton’s out-of-contract David Cornell (right) could join Wayne Rooney (left) at Derby

The 29-year-old kept 13 clean sheets in 34 league games and was named in the League Two Team of the Year.

Championship duo Derby and Birmingham are looking to bring in goalkeeping reinforcements this summer, while League One Ipswich Town are long-term admirers of Cornell as they look to strengthen their options.




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