Alex Mott

Kieran Tripper completes shock move to Atlético Madrid

Kieran Trippier is an Atlético Madrid player.

The Liga giants have confirmed via their official Twitter account that the defender has joined from Tottenham in a deal worth €25m.

Trippier becomes the first Englishman to play for Atleti in nearly 100 years and will fight with Sime Vrsaljko for a place at right-back in Diego Simeone’s side.

The 28-year-old spent four years at Spurs where he played over 100 times in all competitions.