Kieran Trippier hails Atletico Madrid Simeone’s impact on his play

Mon 21 June 2021 | 21:51

The Los Rojiblancos defender praised Diego Simeone for having an impact on his career.

Kieran Trippier


Atletico Madrid

from Tottenham when the 2019-20 season started and he had a crucial role in grabbing the La Liga title last season.

However, notwithstanding his key role for the club and

Diego Simeone

, the 30-year-old had been linked with a move back to England for the 2021-22 season.

Manchester United

are speculated to be leading the competition for acquiring the England international, with

Paris Saint Germain

being the next.

But, aside from the rumors, Trippier revealed that Simeone’s presence will be enough to convince him to stay in Madrid.


I have improved a lot, especially in my defending”,

as per reports via



“With Simeone, I have matured as a player and I have gained a lot of experience.

“It has been two great years in La Liga.”

The England defender was talking before his side’s Euro 2020 clash against the Czech Republic on Tuesday, with Gareth Southgate’s side in need of a win to secure their spot in the last 16.

The England boss chose to rotate Trippier out of the starting line-up in their draw against Scotland, but he may return for their battle against the Czechs.

source: SportMob

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