Tottenham summer signing Kieran Trippier on what he will make sure to do this season

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The summer signing played 45 minutes as Spurs lost 2-1 to an MLS All-Stars team.

Defender Kieran Trippier has spoken to Tottenham's official site to give an insight into what he hopes to add to Tottenham next season.

“I just want to do well for my teammates and the club,” said the 24-year old. “Every opportunity I get on the pitch, I’ll make sure I’m an attacking threat, keep getting them balls in the box and try to get them on H’s (Harry Kane’s) head.”

The recent arrival could well prove to be one of the bargains of the window if early indications are anything to go by, with the Daily Mail reporting a £3.5m fee paid by Spurs.

The former Burnley man was excellent for the Claret’s last season but with Kyle Walker established as Spurs’ first-choice right-back, Trippier seemingly has his work cut out.

On yesterday’s display however, it’s Walker who will be the more worried party. Walker started Spurs’ friendly against the MLS All-Stars and was part of a defence that conceded two quick-fire goals.

While not at fault for either, Walker failed to really make an impression and Trippier’s arrival at half-time will have him fearing for his first-team spot.

Trippier was all action, constantly whipping devilish balls into the box while being stout in his defensive duties. His ability to deliver quality crosses was highlighted as his main strength upon his arrival and he so far appears to be living up to the billing.

Walker, on the other hand, has long frustrated the Spurs faithful with his lack of end product and the sight of accurate crosses from the right side landing in dangerous areas is sure to prove refreshing.

With fellow newcomers Toby Alderweireld and Kevin Wimmer also impressing, Spurs will be confident of correcting some of the defensive issues that plagued the team last season.

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