NEWCASTLE UNITED have completed the signing of England star Kieran Trippier from Atletico Madrid for £12million.

The former Burnley and Tottenham full-back has penned a two-and-a-half year contract with the Magpies.

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Kieran Trippier has completed his move to Newcastle United[/caption]

After penning a deal with the relegation strugglers, Trippier said: “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.

“Thank you to everyone at Newcastle and the fans for the very warm welcome I have received so far.”

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