Sources: Club 'confident' of signing Spurs player valued at £50m by Levy after CL final
Napoli are confident of signing Tottenham defender Kieran Trippier after the Champions League final next week, Football Insider understands.
The Serie A giants are hot on the heels of the England right-back and have already had an offer for him rejected by the north Londoners,
A Tottenham source has told Football Insider that Pochettino has given the go-ahead for Trippier to be sold as long as the club can secure a top-quality replacement, with Crystal Palace rising star Aaron Wan-Bissaka among those targeted as a possible replacement.
Reports in Spain have stated that Atletico Madrid have joined Napoli and Manchester United in the race to land Trippier in this window.
However, the Serie A club are in pole position for the wide defender’s signature and the source said they are “confident” of convincing Tottenham and the player to agree terms.
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Trippier has made 113 appearances for Tottenham since signing from Burnley in the summer of 2015 for around £5million.
He has been the first choice right-back in Pochettino’s side side the £54million transfer of Kyle Walker to Manchester City in the summer of 2017.