Newcastle agree £12m fee with Athletico for English fullback Kieran Trippier.

 

Newcastle have agrees a £12m fee plus add-ons for Kieran Trippier.

Newcastle have agrees a £12m fee plus add-ons for Kieran Trippier.

Newcastle have agrees a £12m fee plus add-ons for Kieran Trippier:  The 31-year-old is set to be Newcastle‘s first marking under their new Saudi proprietors and first for new Manager Eddie Howe since he assumed responsibility in November.

The England right-back will undergo a medical and is set to sign a two-and-a-half-year contract with the option of a further year.

He will be brought together with Howe, who marked him while he was at Burnley.

Trippier has shown up for the Spanish club, who won La Liga last season.

The safeguard was important for the England side that arrived at the last of Euro 2020 the previous summer.

Newcastle are second lower part of the Premier League, having won only one association game throughout the season.

They are next in real life on Saturday, at home to Cambridge United in the FA Cup third round, prior to facilitating individual strugglers Watford in the association on 15 January.