Kieran Trippier left Tottenham Hotspur for Atletico Madrid in the summer transfer window.
Tottenham Hotspur fans have taken to Twitter to give their reaction to recent comments from manager Mauricio Pochettino about Kieran Trippier.
Spurs manager Pochettino has told The Guardian that he did not force Trippier out of the club in the summer transfer window.
The Argentine has explained that it was the England international right-back who decided to leave the North London outfit for Spanish club Atletico Madrid.
Pochettino told The Guardian: “The only conversation when he [Trippier] arrived after the summer was when he came to see me, he asked me for a meeting, and said: ‘Gaffer, I think I have a good possibility and for different reasons I would like to accept the offer from Atletico Madrid.
“He didn’t ask me nothing. He only communicated whether the club were going to accept the offer. Nothing more. It wasn’t a conversation – Do you want me? Or don’t you want me?”
Tottenham fans have taken to Twitter to give their reaction to the comments from Pochettino on Trippier.
Below are some of the best comments:
Pochs’ PR is a league above. Would be a great leader outside of football the way he speaks— Luke LNEMS (@travel_luke) September 13, 2019
Poch is right and when he puts it like that, Trippier owes him a debt.— DARREN IRWIN (@wagginthedog) September 13, 2019
I never wanna hear the words Sanchez and right-back in the same sentence.
Bit concerned how often Poch keeps referring to Sanchez when he’s talking about the right back positionHeard him do it in the presser yesterday and again in this Trippier article.— Jonny Evans (@JontyEvans) September 13, 2019
Also, Trippier clearly has nothing to complain about. Great comments from Poch #THFC #COYS pic.twitter.com/4bIyHCDxrc
He said by himself that he was looking forward to a new challenge after his move.. Thé thing is that we do not replace him ! Aurier wants to leave aswell, despite being brave and loving the club KWP is not good enough yet and Foyth is not a kind of natural RB..— Khellil (@Keke_19_) September 13, 2019
Love the final paragraph of this article. Absolutely bang on from Poch.— Matt Boxell (@MattyBoccer) September 13, 2019
According to BBC Sport, Atletico paid Tottenham a transfer fee of £20 million in order to secure the services of Trippier in the summer transfer window.
Kyle Walker-Peters has now established himself at right-back for Spurs, having played 242 minutes in the Premier League so far this season, according to WhoScored.
It remains to be seen if the 22-year-old can be as good as Trippier in the role in the coming years, but the early signs are very good and positive.