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Kieran Trippier on the verge of joining Atletico Madrid

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Kieran Trippier is set for a shock move to Atletico Madrid after the Spanish club agreed a transfer fee with Tottenham Hotspur.

It appears that very soon, Kieran Trippier will be playing regular football in Spain with Atletico Madrid. The England international has been linked with a move away from the London club for quite some time and it appears that the player might be seen playing with the capital club from next season.

Reports in Standard claim that the Spurs are also keen on offloading the player in order to generate some funds and opt for a younger option.

And it appears that Atletico Madrid have already reached an agreement with Mauricio Pochettino’s side for the player’s transfer. The likes of Napoli, Bayern Munich and Juventus were also linked with the 28 year old but it appears that Kieran Trippier is more interested in a move to Atletico Madrid.

While the full back has previously said that he would like to stay in the Premier League. However, a move to Atletico Madrid has become viable since he will receive a substantial payrise. Apart from the monetary aspect, Kieran Trippier is likely to get more minutes on the pitch and may even get a better shot at winning silverware.

Moreover, at Atletico Madrid, the Englishman will also get a chance to play alongside one of the most exciting young players on the planet in the shape of Joao Felix. The young Portuguese recently signed for Diego Simeone’s men and definitely has a great future ahead of him.

It also appears that Kieran Trippier might not be the only Spurs player At. Madrid are eyeing with reports claiming that Chrisitan Eriksen has also been discussed. The Dane hasn’t been able to switch clubs this summer but could end up reuniting with Kieran Trippier.