Newcastle transfer news: Bayern Munich show interest in Kieran Trippier

  • In today's Newcastle transfer news - Bayern Munich have shown interest in signing Newcastle United star Kieran Trippier in a shock January transfer.
  • With seven assists in his 19 Premier League matches, Eddie Howe will unlikely allow his on-field captain to leave.
  • Can Newcastle pursue a swap deal as Kimmich is available on the market?

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The latest Newcastle transfer news is Bayern Munich have shown interest in signing Newcastle United star Kieran Trippier in a shock January transfer. With seven assists in his 19 Premier League matches, Eddie Howe will unlikely allow his on-field captain to leave.

The England international was the first major signing for Newcastle United after the takeover in January 2022 and has played a key role in last season's successful campaign, ending with qualifying for the Champions League.

However, Bayern Munich are looking to sign a full-back, and talks have broken down in agreeing a loan deal with Paris Saint-Germain for Nordi Mukiele. With Thomas Tuchel confirming his side is looking to strengthen at right-back, the German giants are gunning for Trippier.

Newcastle transfer news: Kieran Trippier to Bayern Munich

According to the latest Newcastle transfer news by Sky Sports Germany and The Guardian, Eddie Howe is a keen admirer of midfielder Joshua Kimmich, and with Newcastle wanting to strengthen their midfield options, a possible swap deal could be discussed involving Kieran Trippier to Bayern Munich deal.

It has been well documented that Newcastle are struggling for funds this window with FFP and the Premier League's own Profit and Sustainability Rules. So a swap deal could be an attractive option with Tino Livramento well suited to replace Trippier at right-back.

The saving grace for Newcastle could be Trippier's reluctance to move abroad again. The defender had a successful spell at Atletico Madrid culminating in winning La Liga. However, he was keen to return with his family to England, so it would take a lot to get him to return to Europe.

Trippier has had an uncharacteristic drop in form in recent weeks, being at fault for conceded goals in the loss to Everton and Tottenham Hotspur, but has been a star in Newcastle ranks outside of this. He's scored three goals and assisted a further 14 in his time at St James Park, featuring in every Premier League game last season.

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