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'He used to do goalkeeper training in the week!'

9 Nov 2016
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Players reveal which outfield team-mates would step up if their 'keepers got injured

Steve Cook, Angel Rangel and Etienne Capoue could be Premier League goalkeepers if the chance came, according to their club team-mates.  

The AFC Bournemouth, Swansea City and Watford stars would be the ones to don the gloves in the bizarre scenario that their team was left without a fit goalkeeper.  

"When we were in League One he (Cook) was actually desginated to be our sub goalie," said Charlie Daniels. "We never had a goalie on the bench so if ours was to get injured Steve would have been the one to take on the gloves."

Kyle Naughton believes the go-to man for Swansea would be Rangel, who went in goal for the closing stages of the first ever Premier League South Wales derby, which Cardiff City won 1-0 after Michel Vorm was sent off and manager Michael Laudrup had used all of his substitutions. 

Angel Rangel, Swansea City
Angel Rangel in goal for Swansea in the Premier League in November 2013

Watch Daniels, Naughton and Valon Behrami discuss the goalkeeping capabilities of their team-mates in the video above. 

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