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Man Utd step up Kieran Trippier transfer interest with 30-year-old set to quit Atletico Madrid for UK return


KIERAN TRIPPER is reportedly ready to quit Atletico Madrid and return to England.

SunSport understands there to be interest from Manchester United for the former Tottenham right-back.

Kieran Tripper is on Manchester United's radar this summer

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Kieran Tripper is on Manchester United’s radar this summerCredit: Rex

They are desperate to bring in some competition for current first-choice Aaron Wan-Bissaka.

According to The Athletic, Tripper ‘is minded to return to England in the summer’.

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The 30-year-old is almost certain to be picked by Gareth Southgate for England’s Euro 202 squad.

And Trippier could also end up with a LaLiga winners medal next week.

Atletico are two points clear of city rivals Real at the top. Diego Simeone’s side travel to take on Real Valladolid in their final game of the season.

Real Madrid, with an inferior goal difference, host Villarreal.

Atletico are desperate to keep Trippier and want to offer him a new contract, as his exisitng one expires next summer.

But the 30-year-old appears keen on a Premier League return.

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Tripper is in with a good chance of starting for England at the Euros

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Tripper is in with a good chance of starting for England at the EurosCredit: News Group Newspapers Ltd

Tripper has had an up-and-down season over in Spain.

He only returned to action at the start of March after being suspended in December for breaching betting rules.

Trippier was also fined £70,000 after his friend Oliver Hawley placed ten separate bets on the full-back joining Atletico.

It is believed United abandoned a move for Trippier in January after his betting ban.

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But Ole Gunnar Solskjaer remains keen on bringing the ex-Spurs star back to England this summer.

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