Another Oranje hotshot known to be on the Tottenham radar is Ajax youngster Joel Veltman, who was linked with a White hart Lane switch last month:
The 22 year-old didn’t see much World Cup action and only broke into the Ajax first team last year. But his debut campaign was incredibly impressive, the vitals of which are detailed below:
That quality on the ball and Ajax heritage is reimiscent of Tottenham’s Jan Vertonghen, and the forward-thinking centre-back would certainly be a good role model for Veltman. Here’s a look at the Netherlands international’s impressive all-round game:
But Spurs would be wise to act quickly with Arsenal also linked:
Their interest in Veltman could significantly rise over the next few days if club captain Thomas Vermaelen leaves the Emirates as widely expected.