Good, but now quite good enough yet.
That appeared to be the view of Birmingham City fans, and if I’m being honest me too, when they found out about the latest goalkeeper to be linked with a move.
According to a report in the London Evening Standard, Birmingham City are one of a number of clubs that are interested in bringing in Chelsea’s 21-year-old goalkeeper Nathan Baxter. Baxter has previously had a few loan spells with the likes of Solihull Moors and Woking in the National League, Yeovil Town in League 2 and Ross County in the Scottish Premiership.
How many goalkeepers will Blues sign this summer?
Blues are in desperate need of someone to come in and be an established number one, but in the eyes of these supporters, whilst he might be a good goalkeeper to bring along and develop for the future, they aren’t putting much faith in him pulling up many trees at this stage of his career.
Swindon is about the right level for him, at best based upon his track record at Ross County and Yeovil. Wouldn’t be more than a back up for Blues and I don’t see how that would benefit a young keeper needing game time to develop. Suspect it’s just made-up/agent talk from the Sun
— Andy (@Bluenose_Andy) August 11, 2020
Was at Solihull a couple of seasons ago, as an 18yr old, looked really decent then & with more experience under his belt could see him being decent in championship
— Andrew fuller (@Andrewyoubears) August 10, 2020
played down at my local club Woking a couple years ago, was good but unless he’s come on leaps and bounds there is no way he cuts it
— George🇧🇱 (@georgeebcfc) August 10, 2020
If it’s as backup only, fine. He’s nowhere near a first-team goalkeeper, though.
— KJ Reilloc (@KReilloc) August 10, 2020
Must be No2
— Stoney 🏴🏴 (@StoneyBCFC1875) August 10, 2020
What about you? Do you think we should be making a move for Baxter?