Analysis: Trippier’s Tottenham arrival can galvanise Walker

At the beginning of the 2011-12 season, Kyle Walker was installed as Tottenham’s first-choice right-back ahead of his much more experienced teammate Vedran Corluka, two years after he was brought to the club from Sheffield United. He immediately showed great promise, scoring a couple of memorable goals – including the winner in a North London derby – and contributing fully to a fourth-placed finish, which cruelly did not prove to be enough to secure Champions League football. He is still regarded as a key player now, but a long-term injury…

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Nine Premier League bargain buys: including former Manchester City trio

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Despite the lucrative television deal that is set to see clubs in the Premier League earn astronomical numbers whether they have a good season or not, sides will still be on the lookout for a bargain this summer as they look to improve their squad for the next campaign. READ MORE: Defender tells club to let him join Man United Liverpool target raid for £17m Premier League midfielder Bundesliga star issues come-and-get-me plea to Chelsea And already, many teams have dipped into the market and secured some excellent talent at…

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Done deal: Tottenham confirm Kieran Trippier arrival for £3.5m

Tottenham Hotspur have completed the arrival of Burnley defender Kieran Trippier for a fee of £3.5m, the Metro reports. READ MORE: Tottenham Transfer Gossip The former Manchester City trainee has spent the past three years with the Clarets, but has now put pen-to-paper on a five-year-deal at White Heart Lane. Despite being unable to help Burnley avoid relegation back to the Championship, Trippier impressed as he played in all 38 games. He becomes the second high profile exit from Turf Moor this month, following Danny Ings’ departure to Liverpool. And…

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Tottenham open talks with Burnley star Kieran Trippier

Tottenham have moved a step closer to acquiring the signature of Burnley right-back Kieran Trippier, according to the Metro. READ MORE: Tottenham Transfer Gossip The 24-year-old impressed last season despite the Clarets being relegated back the Championship, and Spurs are moving quickly to bring him on board and have opened talks with the player. Spurs have apparently seen off the likes of Liverpool and Aston Villa in the hunt for his services, and after opening negotiations he is expected at White Heart Lane for a medical at some point in…

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