Finally! Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed that they have reached an agreement with Ajax for the transfer of Jan Vertonghen.
It has been one of the most prolonged transfer sagas in recent Tottenham history but thankfully we have got our man. We have beaten the likes of Arsenal and Barcelona to land the Ajax central defender and even more pleasing is the fact that he was so determined to move to the Lane. We want players who want to play for the shirt and in Vertonghen we have that.
A statement on the official Spurs site read: “We are delighted to announce that we have reached agreement with Ajax for the transfer of Jan Vertonghen, subject to a medical.
“The 2011/12 campaign was the Belgium international’s most successful season to date – being named Ajax captain at the start and going on to lead the Dutch side to their second straight league title.
“The centre back’s impressive performances did not go unnoticed as he was named Eredivisie Player of the Year as well as Ajax’s Player of the Year in a season that saw him score 10 times in 37 appearances. In total, Jan made 220 appearances and scored 28 goals for Ajax since making his debut for them in 2006.”
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