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Following Trippier arrival, Newcastle submit improved offer for centre-back

Following Trippier arrival, Newcastle submit improved offer for centre-back

Newcastle United have submitted an improved offer for Lille centre-back Sven Botman after wrapping up a deal for Kieran Trippier.

Kieran Trippier completes Newcastle switch

Newcastle would officially announce their first signing of the January transfer window on Friday morning.

The North East outfit have signed Kieran Trippier from Spanish powerhouse, Atletico Madrid.

It is understood that the Magpies have landed Trippier for an initial £12m, plus add-ons.

The defender has signed a two-and-a-half-year deal with the Magpies.

Newcastle back in for Sven Botman

Now, though, as mentioned above, Newcastle have turned their attentions towards landing a central defender – a wise move given the number of goals they have leaked this season.

The man whom the Magpies are understood to be targeting is Lille’s Sven Botman, with a €35m offer on the part of the Geordie club having been turned down by the Ligue 1 outfit just this week:

On Friday, though, reports have emerged that Newcastle have submitted an improved proposal.

Lille are said to want to keep hold of Botman, but the player himself is keen on a move:

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This article was edited by Conor Laird.

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