Newcastle watching Kieran Trippier at Burnley

Newcastle eye Burnley full-back Trippier as Simpson stalls on new deal

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21:00 GMT, 26 April 2012

Newcastle United are watching Burnley's former Manchester City full-back Kieran Trippier.

The 21-year-old is seen as a likely replacement for Danny Simpson who is stalling over a new contract with Newcastle.

England U21 international Trippier, joined Burnley earlier this season after a loan spell.

Step down: Kieran Trippier left Manchester City for Burnley in January

Step down: Kieran Trippier left Manchester City for Burnley in January