Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 18 July 2019

Kieran Trippier signs new five-year deal after 'great experience' at Tottenham Hotspur

England full-back will remain with London club until summer of 2022.

Kieran Trippier. Adam Davy / Press Association
Kieran Trippier. Adam Davy / Press Association

Tottenham Hotspur defender Kieran Trippier has signed a new five-year deal, the Premier League club announced on Tuesday.

The England full-back, who made his international debut in the friendly defeat to France in June, will remain with the London club until the summer of 2022.

"We are delighted to announce that Kieran Trippier has signed a new contract with the club," Tottenham said on their website.

Also read:

Steve Luckings: With Walker gone Trippier can beat down door to England team too

Richard Jolly: In Walker, Guardiola has one-man right flank he craves for City

Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino signed Trippier from Burnley in June 2015, and the 26-year-old right-back has made 41 appearances over two seasons, establishing himself as the club's first-choice right-back towards the end of last season.

Trippier's new contract comes just days after Tottenham sold another England right-back - Kyle Walker - to Manchester City for a fee that could reportedly rise to £54 million (Dh258m).

"I'm delighted with the new deal, it's a great achievement for myself. I'm delighted to get it signed," Trippier told the club's official website. "I learned a lot in the Europa League and [Uefa] Champions League, playing with the players I have here and the manager also.

"It's been a great experience and a learning experience. I've progressed a lot and I thank my teammates and manager for that."

Trippier had been used largely as a back-up in his debut season under Pochettino but became a regular starter after Walker fell out of favour earlier this year.

He was picked ahead of Walker for Tottenham's FA Cup semi-final defeat to Chelsea in April and then preferred for their final match against Arsenal at White Hart Lane a week later.

Trippier earned a call-up to the England squad in May and made his first senior international start in a friendly against France.

"At the back end of last season I was really enjoying it, I didn't want it to end really because I was getting a lot of game time," Trippier said."When I first came the manager demands a lot in training and on the field. He's helped me a lot with my defensive and attacking work.

"As an all-round player I think I've changed since I've been here."

Updated: July 18, 2017 04:47 PM



Editor's Picks