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Kieran Trippier excited about Atletico Madrid move: Amazing players and coach

Kieran Trippier excited about Atletico Madrid move: Amazing players and coach

Atletico Madrid have signed Kieran Trippier from Tottenham for around €25 million.

Trippier impressed in England's charge to the FIFA World Cup semi-finals at Russian Federation 2018, but struggled to recapture that form for Spurs last term.

It is understood that Napoli right-back Hysaj is on the radar of the North London club and is admired by manager Mauricio Pochettino.

"It's a great opportunity to come and live in Madrid".

"It's an wonderful feeling. I'm going to give my all", Trippier said.Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo eulogised the 28-year-old."Trippier is a footballer with fantastic qualities, and he arrives at our club to further strengthen the defence and the right flank".

"I'm looking forward to learning the language straight away which is my first priority".

Simeone's side finished second in the Liga table last season, 11 points behind champions Barcelona, and they get their 2019-20 campaign underway on August 18 with a home fixture against Getafe.

'I can not wait to be part of this and obviously learn from the manager and work under him, I'll do everything for the team and give my all and for sure I'll do that for Atletico.

'Something that I can't wait to do is work with the manager, learn from the manager and help the team to be a success in the future.

The relatively modest 12.5 million euro windfall has taken Los Merengues' summer sales to a grand total of 137.5 million euros, a figure which is quite astonishing when you consider the fact they haven't yet lost a player whom many would consider to be of major importance.

Trippier made 38 appearances across all competitions for Tottenham in 2018-19, scoring one goal.