Date: 30th June 2021 at 12:40pm
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Journalist Fabrizio Romano has recently talked about Kieran Trippier’s intentions and whether he wishes to join Manchester .

The Red Devils are interested in signing Trippier from Atletico Madrid, but it has been stated that the Spanish side want a much higher fee than what United are willing to pay. United have even had a bid rejected for the Englishman.

Romano talked about Trippier’s when he appeared on the latest episode of the Strettycast podcast. The journalist stated that the right-back is happy at Atletico Madrid and loves living in the Spanish capital – but if he has the chance to move back to England, he’ll be happy to do so.

Should United meet Atleti's asking price for Trippier?





He claimed: “From what I’m told, the player is so respectful. So if he has to stay at Atletico Madrid, he’s happy. Loves the city, he loves the club, he loves [Diego] Simeone. He’s okay at Atletico Madrid, but if he has chances to leave the club and go back to England, he’ll be happy to. So the player is really open. He’s a great professional.”

TIF Thoughts on Kieran Trippier potentially leaving for Manchester United…

It has been stated that Atleti want a fee of £34 million to let Trippier go, but United aren’t looking to meet that asking price.

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The Red Devils do have Diogo Dalot returning from his loan spell at Milan following his Euro 2020 campaign with Portugal. He could be an option at right-back for United, playing as a rotation option for Aaron Wan-Bissaka.

The ex-Porto man did well during his spell at Milan, picking up a rating of 6.72 and directly contributing to a couple of goals in Serie A last season (as per WhoScored) So if United fail to sign Trippier, using Dalot may not be a bad option.

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