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Trippier signs five-year Spurs deal in the wake of Walker sale to Man City

Goal.com logo Goal.com 18-07-2017

Kieran Trippier has signed a new deal with Tottenham, committing him to the club until 2022.

The right-back joined Spurs from Burnley in 2015 and, following Kyle Walker's £50million sale to Manchester City earlier this month, appears to be the club's first choice, having enjoyed an extended run in the team towards the back end of last season.

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Trippier made just 18 Premier League starts during his first two campaigns, but looks set to become a firmly established part of Mauricio Pochettino's plans as Tottenham aim to improve on their second-place finish in 2016-17.

His displays for Spurs earned the full-back a maiden England cap earlier this year, when he started the 3-2 friendly defeat to France in Paris in June.

"I'm delighted with the new deal, it's a great achievement for myself," Trippier told the club's official website.

"I've learnt a lot playing the likes of Europa League and Champions League and playing with the players here and the manager.

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"I've progressed a lot, I can thank my team-mates and the manager for that. I was delighted to be with England, the back end of last season I was really enjoying it and didn't want it to end because I was getting a lot of game time.

"The manager demands a lot so he's helped me out a lot with my defensive work and my attacking work so an all-round player I think I've changed a lot since I've been here."

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