Kieran Trippier explains decision to leave Atletico Madrid for Newcastle United
The Metro says Kieran Trippier says he didn’t have to think twice about leaving La Liga winners and Champions League contenders Atletico Madrid for Premier League relegation-battlers Newcastle United.
The England star has signed a two-and-a-half-year deal at St James’ Park and becomes the first senior signing under the club’s new owners and head coach Eddie Howe.
The England star 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, and having worked with Eddie Howe before, I knew this was where I wanted to be.
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