Bayern Munich explore move for Newcastle United right-back Kieran Trippier: report

Kieran Trippier of Newcastle United misses their sides second penalty during a penalty shoot out in the Carabao Cup Quarter Final match between Chelsea and Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge on December 19, 2023 in London, England.
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Bayern Munich are expressing interest in acquiring Newcastle defender Kieran Trippier as they explore options for right-backs during the January transfer window, according to reports.

The reigning Bundesliga champions have already secured the signing of Eric Dier from Tottenham earlier this window to fill in at centre-back, while over the summer they completed the club-record transfer of Harry Kane from the same club.

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Jacque Talbot

Jacque Talbot is a freelance football journalist who predominantly specialises in transfer stories and exclusives. He began his career in 2016 covering the world-renowned Sandbach United, of North West Counties fame, before earning a spot on the sports desks of national papers, where he bounced between several outlets such as Sportbible, the Express, Mirror, and Daily Star. An NCTJ graduate of the News Associates who swapped investigative journalism in the Costa del Sol for football reporting in Northern England, he first wrote for FourFourTwo in December 2023.