‘That’s where the Championship badge will be next season’: Fans poke fun at Kieran Trippier after Newcastle’s new signing points to his SLEEVE instead of the club badge while posing in the Magpies shirt during unveiling
- Newcastle’s new signing Kieran Trippier left fans in stitches after his arrival
- The right back pointed to his sleeve and not the club badge during club photos
- Tripper arrived at Tyneside for £12million after a fine spell with Atletico Madrid
- Fans took to social media to poke fun at the right-back following the blunder
Kieran Trippier has Newcastle fans excited after joining as a high-profile transfer from Atletico Madrid, but supporters have taken the opportunity to poke fun at him after bizarrely pointing to the clubs sleeve sponsor, online travel agency Kayak, rather than the club crest following his official unveiling.
The 31-year-old became Newcastle United’s first signing under their Saudi-backed owners in a £12million deal from Atletico Madrid.
Trippier agreed terms on a two-and-a-half-year deal with option of a further year, following two-and-a-half years in the Spanish capital with the LaLiga giants.
Kieran Trippier was spotted pointing to the clubs sleeve sponsor online travel agency Kayak
Trippier has been teased by fans after pointing to his sleeve rather than Newcastle’s badge after joining from Atletico Madrid
Trippier has been reunited with former boss Eddie Howe who he worked with at Burnley
Fans were quick to notice the blunder after Newcastle posted a picture of their new addition pointing at his sleeve rather than the Toon crest.
Lee Cruickshank wrote on Twitter: ‘That’s where the championship badge will be, next season.’
And user Janmpolsky said: ‘Hope he’s more accurate with his crosses!’
Fan Willftbl added: ‘Let’s hope he can pick out a man better than he can pick out the badge.’
The England international will wear the No 15 shirt at Newcastle after signing his contract
Trippier spoke after he became Newcastle’s first signing under their Saudi-backed ownership
And Mark Jennings added: ‘He is hoping that kayak will quickly find him a cheap flight out of there in May!’
Mark Lisgo also wrote: ‘He can point where to get the best deals for flights from Madrid to Newcastle though!’
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