Maurizio Sarri identifies Tottenham man as first Juventus target – report

Kieran Trippier

The Chelsea boss is closing in on a move to the Italian champions after finishing his debut season at Stamford Bridge with a Europa League title and third-place Premier League finish to his name.

The Star (opens in new tab) believes that England international Trippier has been identified by the Italian as one of his top targets once he takes over the Old Lady.

Spurs are ready to listen to offers for the right-back after a season of indifferent form.

Napoli and Atletico Madrid are also showing interest in the 28-year-old, while a move to another Premier League side could also be on the cards.

Trippier scored one goal in 27 Premier League appearances for Spurs in 2018/19 and made a big contribution to their run to the Champions League final, playing the full 90 minutes of his side's 2-0 defeat to Liverpool in Madrid.


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Alasdair Mackenzie is a freelance journalist based in Rome, and a FourFourTwo contributor since 2015. When not pulling on the FFT shirt, he can be found at Reuters, The Times and the i. An Italophile since growing up on a diet of Football Italia on Channel 4, he now counts himself among thousands of fans sharing a passion for Ross County and Lazio.