I have mixed feelings about the Kieran Trippier move to Atletico Madrid. I am both happy to see him doing so well and also angry at Spurs for selling the player.
I always said that Tripps should be given another chance and that one bad season was not enough to push him out the door.
In my opinion, he came from the highs of the World Cup to a season hit with injury and fatigue and was judged far too quickly for his poor performances.
What should have happened was Pochettino should have dropped the right-back down a peg and rotated Walker-Peters and Aurier in a bit more to push the England man.
I believe that if Trippier had started this new season at Spurs with his starting spot under threat, he would have pushed on and been better than ever.
Now look at him in Spain, putting in performance after performance for Atletico Madrid. Take a look at Spurs, playing Davinson Sanchez at right-back in the Champions League.
If Spurs knew they were not going to bring in a replacement, the logic of selling such a naturally gifted player angers me.
I also now see a whole lot of people on Twitter stating that we should not have sold him. I didn’t see these opinions back in the summer when everyone wanted him out.
The Spurs management and doubters in the fan base should regret how they treated him and now they are being made to pay for their mistake.
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