Jan Vertonghen fears that his move to Tottenham Hotspur could be off.
The Ajax defender is entitled to 15% of the transfer fee due to a clause in his contract and does not expect the Dutch club to reach an agreement. The 25-year-old is also furious that an insider at Ajax has apparently leaked these details.
Vertonghen still wants to make the move to Spurs but admits that its likely the deal will fall through. Spurs are said to have agreed a £9.6million fee with Ajax, but the clause is proving to be the stumbling block.
‘This is a shame. I thought that it would be sorted out much sooner,’ he told Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad.
‘As it looks now, I’ll be at Ajax on July 2. I’m hoping for a solution, but I’m not expecting a solution.
‘I have one advantage: Ajax have got a good coach who knows me. I play in a good, stable squad. Let’s become champions with Ajax for the third time in a row.’
‘I’m shocked. The percentage is correct. It’s unbelievable. I know that at Ajax a lot of things are leaking. When you hear it about other football players, you don’t feel it. It’s different when it’s about yourself,’ he added.
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