Trippier has agreed with terms on a two-and-a-half-year deal.
Newcastle United made their first signing since the new ownership. They announced the signing of England full-back Kieran Trippier from Atlético Madrid for an undisclosed fee.
The La Liga defender has agreed with terms on a two-and-a-half-year deal with Magpiesand becomes the first senior signing under the club’s owners and head coach Eddie Howe.
The 31-year-old won the La Liga title last season for Atletico Madrid and played a big role in this glory.
I’m so happy to be joining Newcastle. Everyone knows the fans are unbelievably passionate and I will give my absolute all for them. I can’t wait to get to work 💪🏼
— Kieran Trippier (@trippier2) January 7, 2022
Trippier looked happy and said: “I’m delighted to be joining this fantastic club. I really enjoyed my time in Madrid, but when I became aware of interest from Newcastle United, and having worked with Eddie Howe before, I knew this was where I wanted to be.
“I’m aware there is a lot of work ahead of us but I know the demands of Premier League well and I know what an amazing club this is with very talented players. I can’t wait to get started and I’m excited to step out at St. James’ Park as a Newcastle player.”
Newcastle United head coach Eddie Howe also spoke on his signing and said: “I am really pleased to welcome Kieran to Newcastle United. I have long admired his abilities and have followed his career, so when the opportunity arose to secure him, we didn’t hesitate.
“A lot of hard work has gone into planning for the January transfer window long before the month began, which is clear in how quickly we have been able to complete this move. I would like to thank everyone involved, particularly our owners, and I’m very much looking forward to working with Kieran again on the training pitch.”
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