Newcastle United fans react on Twitter to rumour about Kevin Trapp

Paris Saint-Germain's German goalkeeper Kevin Trapp warms up  prior to the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Saint-Etienne (ASSE) on August 25, 2017, at the...

Newcastle United are linked with the Germany goalkeeper.

Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian forward Neymar (R) talks with German goalkeeper Kevin Trapp during a training session at the Camp des Loges in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, near Paris, on August...

The Telegraph have reported that Newcastle United have identified Kevin Trapp as a potential signing, but added that Rafael Benitez has "cooled his interest" in the Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper.

Newcastle have been linked with a goalkeeper for a lot of the summer as Karl Darlow and Tim Krul remain at St James's Park despite widespread speculation about their futures.

With less than 48 hours to go in the transfer window, it's not an ideal situation for the Magpies who, ideally, need competition for first-choice Rob Elliot.

Paris Saint-Germain's German goalkeeper Kevin Trapp warms up  prior to the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Saint-Etienne (ASSE) on August 25, 2017, at the...

And Trapp is the latest name linked with a move to St James's Park, though The Telegraph also stipulated that Benitez will not "panic buy".

The Germany international won the Confederations Cup this summer and has made almost 60 Ligue 1 appearances for les Parisiens following his move from Frankfurt in 2015.

The Sun previously reported this week that Wayne Hennessey at Crystal Palace was an option, but some Newcastle fans would prefer the 27-year-old.

Jordan Ayew of Swansea City rounds Wayne Hennessey of Crystal Palace and goes on to score his sides first goal of the game during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and...

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