Kieran Trippier: Newcastle defender fractures foot

Newcastle United defender Kieran Trippier fractured a foot in Sunday’s Premier League win over Aston Villa.

Trippier, a £12m January signing, scored a free-kick in the 1-0 victory at St James’ Park.

The 31-year-old, who was a doubt for the game, went to hospital for an X-ray.

A Newcastle statementexternal-link on Monday said scans showed a fracture to the fifth metatarsal bone in the England player’s left foot.

More to follow.

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