Newcastle beat Arsenal to reduce top-four hopes

Arsenal’s hopes of finishing in the Premier League top four were dealt a huge blow as they were well beaten by Newcastle at St James’ Park. Mikel Arteta’s side needed a win to move above Tottenham into fourth and put them in the driving seat to secure a Champions League spot heading into the final weekend of the season. But…

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Kieran Trippier fractures foot against Aston Villa

Newcastle United defender Kieran Trippier fractured a foot in Sunday’s Premier League win over Aston Villa. The England international, a £12m January signing, scored a free-kick in the 1-0 victory at St James’ Park before being replaced in the 48th minute. After the game manager Eddie Howe said Trippier “got stamped on”. A Newcastle statement on Monday said scans showed a fracture…

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Newcastle United confirm Trippier’s signing

Newcastle United have signed England defender Kieran Trippier from Atletico Madrid for £12m plus add-ons. The 31-year-old is Newcastle’s first signing since a Saudi Arabian-backed takeover was completed in October. “I’m delighted to be joining this fantastic club,” said Trippier, who has agreed a deal until the end of the 2023-24 season. Eddie Howe, appointed Newcastle manager in November, also…

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