Tottenham Hotspur left them short of options at right-back last summer when they decided against replacing Kieran Trippier.

The former Burnley player swapped North London for Atletico Madrid before the start of last season in a £21.7million deal (Sky Sports).

Trippier was critical of the manner in which he left the club claiming it was disappointing after he held talks with manager Mauricio Pochettino and attempting to speak to chairman Daniel Levy over his future.

The England international is being linked with a move back to the Premier League with Aston Villa reported to be interested in the 29-year-old, according to the (Telegraph).

Despite having two years left on his deal at the Wanda Metropolitano, Villa boss is said to have identified Trippier as he looks to bolster his defence ahead of the season ahead.

SpursWeb Opinion

Despite having an indifferent campaign in his last season at Tottenham, Trippier still provides more reassurance and consistency than Serge Aurier.

Spurs should potentially consider rivalling Villa for Trippier, especially due to the shortage we have in the position after Kyle Walker-Peters joined Southampton.

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