Atletico sign Trippier from Tottenham for €25m


Now, Trippier will discover a new league next season.

Atletico Madrid announced Wednesday July 17, 2019, they have completed the signing of England right back Kieran Trippier from Tottenham, on a three-year deal.

Trippier spent four years at Tottenham with his last appearance for the club coming in the Champions League final defeat to Liverpool.

However, Atletico see great value in him and have purchased Trippier with the faith that he will replace Juanfran.

In a statement on their website, Atleti stated: "Atlético de Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur have reached an agreement for the transfer of Kieran Trippier".

Trippier had been one of the most impressive performers as England finished fourth at the World Cup in Russian Federation last summer, scoring early in the semi-final defeat to Croatia in Moscow, but endured a hard season last time out as his form dipped.

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"With this signing, we add to our team a fantastic and experienced player who comes to us from the Champions League runners-up".

Atletico paid out £20 million ($25m) for the player, a fee that could rise in the future due to add-ons and bonuses negotiated between the two clubs.

Atleti parted with £21.7m to sign the 28-year-old, according to Sky Sports.

The signing continues an overhaul of the capital city outfit's backline.

The manager believes Juan Foyth, nominally a centre-half, will be able to adapt to the position while interest is retained in Fulham's left-sided player, Ryan Sessegnon, and his twin brother, Steven, who operates at right-back.