Tottenham are close to sealing a deal for Burnley full-back Kieran Trippier, according to reports.
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Liverpool, West Ham United, Newcastle and Southampton are all believed to be interested in the 24-year-old, however The Daily Mail reports that Spurs are in advanced talks to sign Trippier.
Spurs are understood to be keen to push the deal through to ward off competition from Liverpool, who have already completed a deal to bring striker Danny Ings from Turf Moor to Anfield.
Pochettino is desperate to lure Trippier to White Hart Lane to provide put pressure on injury-prone first-choice defender Kyle Walker.
Trippier earned plenty of plaudits for his performances with Burnley this season despite the fact the club was relegated back to the Championship.
The former Manchester City youth graduate is certainly Premier League quality and is unlikely to play in England’s second tier next season.
If Spurs are to sign Trippier, the article suggests Pochettino will likely loan out American speedster DeAndre Yedlin to give the former Seattle Sounders man valuable first-team minutes.