Man Utd intend to secure signing of £34million player – Report

Trippier Saul - Atletico

Is there going to be another twist in the transfer saga surrounding Kieran Trippier? May be yes, if the latest update coming from Spain is to be believed.

Few days back, The Express reported that Manchester United are not going to pursue the signing even though the Atletico Madrid defender wants to move to Old Trafford.

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As per a story covered by ABC (news image provided below), Man Utd still intend to secure the signing of the England international in the summer transfer window.

The Three Lions star reached the final of the European Championships under the management of Southgate after winning the Spanish league title with the Rojiblancos? The question is, should the Old Trafford outfit move to hire his services or not?

The former Burnley defender will turn 31 in just over a month and as far as his valuation is concerned, Atletico are demanding a fee of £34million from his sale (Mundo Deportivo).

In 2019, Man Utd splashed £50million to secure the signing of Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Sky Sports) and the former Eagles player is Ole’s first choice RB. On the other hand, in 2018, the 20-time English champions lured Diogo Dalot for £19million from FC Porto (BBC).

So, United have already spent a lot to reinforce their right back position and they have two talented players who are young and have the peak years ahead of them. Contrary to that, Trippier is a veteran and past his best.

Therefore in my view, Man Utd should not splash a huge fee of £34million to sign the ex Spurs star. What do you think?

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  1. if ole buys a RB instead of proper DM he deserves to be sacked for gross incompetence. If ole picks Mc Fred as a CDM we will not create many chances playing the ball back words and sideways passes. Also, Scott and Fred are not DM’s they are both box to box Midfielders. Ole need to buy a CDM like Matic who is an actual CDM but with pace …

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