Tottenham right-back Kieran Trippier joins Atletico Madrid for £20m
18 July 2019
The England international Kieran Trippier has completed his £20m move to the Spanish side Atletico Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur, putting pen to paper on a three-year deal.
The 28-year-old played a key role in England’s run to the last four of the 2018 World Cup, scoring that memorable free kick in their semi-final against Croatia. Kieran Trippier also helped the Spurs reach the Champions League final last season, where they were beaten 2-0 by Liverpool in his new home, the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium.
Kieran Trippier is now officially an Atletico Madrid player after the The Spanish club announced the right-back's arrival on Wednesday, saying he was a "fantastic and experienced" addition to the squad.
The English defender becomes Atleti's seventh summer signing, after Joao Felix, Marcos Llorente, Felipe, Renan Lodi, Ivan Saponjic, and Héctor Herrera.
The England right-back joined Tottenham from Burnley in 2015 and made 114 appearances for the London club.
The Premier League side revealed in a statement:
“We have reached agreement with Atletico Madrid for the transfer of Kieran Trippier.”
“The right-back joined us from Burnley in the summer of 2015 and made 114 appearances for us in all competitions.”
“We wish Kieran all the best for the future.”