Report: Tottenham Hotspur set to sign Burnley's Kieran Trippier for £3.5 million

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Tottenham are set to sign Trippier, who has also been linked with West Ham and Southampton.

According to the Telegraph, Spurs are set to complete a £3.5 million deal for Burnley defender Kieran Trippier, following the Clarets’ relegation to the Championship.

The former England youth international has impressed heavily for the relegated Premier League side, playing at the right side of defence will real attacking strength and defensive aptitude.

He made 41 appearances in all competitions for Sean Dyche’s team, and despite playing in a team who have been relegated, Trippier has been one of the best performing full-backs in the entire top flight.

Tripper originally moved to Burnley in January 2012, signing from Manchester City for £450,000, and a 40% sell-on clause. This clause means that City are set to pocket roughly £1.2 million from the sale, with a reported £3.5 million deal agreed.

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is said to be looking for a replacement for Kyle Walker, who has struggled with injury this season. Pochettino is keen on signing a top class replacement for the struggling England international, and Trippier has proven himself in the Premier League, whilst still being young enough to keep developing - being just 24-years-old.

Southampton and West Ham have both reportedly been keen on signing Trippier this summer as well, as per London24, but it looks as if Spurs have won the race for the talented full-back’s signature.

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