NEWCASTLE fans were left shocked upon hearing star man Kieran Trippier could leave for just £12million.
Trippier has been linked with a move to Bayern Munich, who are keen to add to their English contingent after signing Eric Dier and England captain Harry Kane.
And according to Sky in Germany, the Magpies may demand a fee between £11m-£12m for the right-back during the January transfer window.
The Tyneside giants previously rated the 33-year-old at £13m, while Bayern appear to prefer a loan.
The Toon Army were left in disbelief upon hearing such a relatively low release clause for one of the best English players in the world.
On fan tweeted: “You what?”
Another commented: “Even during a bad season for Kieran, that’s peanuts for a player of his caliber.”
A third wrote: “Easy for Bayern.”
This fan wondered: “Loan or permanent?”
And that one posted: “Only? Way too little for him definitely.”
Trippier is not the only Newcastle star Eddie Howe could lose this month.
The Geordies are said to have agreed a shock deal to let Miguel Almiron leave for Al-Shabab in Saudi Arabia.
AC Milan are also ready to submit a bid to sign Callum Wilson on a permanent deal.
Wilson appears keen on a switch to Milan where he would link up with fellow England aces Fikayo Tomori and Ruben Loftus-Cheek.