Atletico Madrid full-back Kieran Trippier is understood to be keen on moving to Manchester United this summer, however, according to recent reports, the Englishman is concerned his club side could price him out of a move.
That’s according to the Times, who state that Red Devils’ boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is ‘intrigued’ by the possibility of signing Trippier – despite not originally looking to recruit a full-back.
Currently away on international duty with Gareth Southgate’s England, Trippier has already played an important role for his national side during this summer’s delayed Euros.
Expected to feature in the Three Lions’ second group game against Scotland on Friday, Trippier continues to cement his place among Europe’s most consistent defenders.
It has been widely reported that United may look to sign Trippier ahead of next season, however, the latest from the Times suggests the player does not want to see a dream move scuppered by a sky-high valuation.
Recent reports claimed Diego Simeone is holding out for at least €40m (£34.2m) in exchange for his experienced defender.
The news that Trippier is concerned United may not meet his side’s transfer demands comes at the same time MEN claim the Red Devils have launched a stunning £50m bid for Real Madrid centre-back Raphael Varane.