Kieran Trippier

Kieran Trippier desperate for Premier League return

Ross Jackson
Kieran Trippier is on Manchester United's radar
Kieran Trippier is on Manchester United's radar / Soccrates Images/Getty Images
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Kieran Trippier is ready to tell Atletico Madrid he wants to return to the Premier league amid interest from Manchester United.

The England full back moved to the Spanish capital in 2019 for a fee believed to be in the region of £20m plus add-ons.

Kieran Trippier won La Liga with Atleti last season
Kieran Trippier won La Liga with Atleti last season / Quality Sport Images/Getty Images

In just two years abroad he's already won more silverware then he managed in four seasons with Tottenham after Diego Simeone's side were crowned La Liga champions last season.

United's plans to bolster their right back options have seen them turn their attentions to Trippier, with Atletico quick to rebuff a bid of £10m for the 30-year-old.

Simeone sees the former Spurs man as a key part of their title defence next season, though The Athletic report that the La Liga champions are about to be dealt a huge blow in their bid to retain his services, with Trippier desperate for a return to English football.

The Red Devils aren't the only Premier League side to have expressed an interest in the right back, but it's believed a move to Old Trafford would be his preference with most of his family located in nearby Bury.

Whether the revelation will change Atletico's stance on the England international remains to be seen, but with one year remaining on his current deal and the club holding the option of extending his deal contract by an additional 12 months, Atleti will likely hold the cards in any future negations.

Kieran Trippier played a key role in England's Euro 2020 campaign
Kieran Trippier played a key role in England's Euro 2020 campaign / Alessandra Tarantino - Pool/Getty Images

After United's initial bid for Trippier was described as 'ridiculous' by Los Rojiblancos, the Spanish club revealed they would only be willing to entertain offers of around £30m.

The Red Devils have already shelled out a whopping £73m on Jadon Sancho this summer - a deal which is expected to be rubber-stamped in the coming days - and so it's unlikely they'll be willing to match such a valuation and we could be in for a prolonged transfer saga.

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