DONE DEAL: Jan Vertonghen Confirms He Will Sign for Tottenham

As talk of an apparent White Hart Lane exodus, Harry Redknapp gets ready to welcome talented Ajax defender.

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“I would like to play in the Premier League. I am not in contact every day but I think it could be very close now, maybe a couple of weeks or maybe days.”

Asked if he knew what club he wanted to join, he said: “I probably know which team I will be going to, yes. I know where I want to go and I think it is clear to everybody.”

When probed as to whether that club is Tottenham, he nodded and said: “Yes.”

SOURCE: Sky Sports

On the day that Ledley King saw his Tottenham contract come to an end, and the promise of a new one still very much up in the air, news of the signing of Jan Vertonghen will surely greatly please White Hart Lane fans who could probably do with cheering up.

The Belgian international had announced his intention to leave Ajax a few weeks ago and since then the rumour mill has had the defender linked with many possible destinations and now it appears that his future is decided.

The 25 year old has notched up over 200 appearances for his Amsterdam side, captaining them to back to back titles, and as well as being most commonly used at centre back the determined performer can also play as a defensive midfielder.

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