England right-back Kieran Trippier has accomplished a £20m transfer to Spanish aspect Atletico Madrid from Tottenham.
The 28-year-old, who joined Spurs from Burnley in June 2015 and performed greater than 100 occasions for the London membership, has signed a four-year take care of the La Liga aspect.
He had admitted he was undecided he would see out his Spurs contract, which was resulting from expire in 2022.
Trippier is Atletico’s third main defensive signing of the summer time.
Coach Diego Simeone has already recruited centre-back Felipe from Porto and left-back Renan Lodi from Brazilian aspect Athletico Paranaense, whereas Uruguay defender Diego Godin has moved to Inter Milan.
With Portugal striker Joao Felix introduced in for £113m and midfielder Marcos Llorente arriving from metropolis rivals Actual for about £36m, Trippier’s arrival brings Atletico’s complete switch spend to this point this summer time to greater than £170m.
The La Liga runners-up did, nonetheless, obtain £107.7m from the sale of France striker Antoine Griezmann to champions Barcelona.
Trippier, whose final look for Tottenham was within the 2-Zero Champions League closing defeat by Liverpool in June, didn’t journey with the Spurs squad for his or her pre-season tour of Asia.
Fellow full-back Danny Rose additionally stayed at residence after being granted time without work “to discover potential alternatives with different golf equipment”, together with Vincent Janssen and Georges-Kevin Nkoudou.