• July 19, 2024

Tottenham outmaneuver Liverpool to sign defender likened to Arsenal’s Saliba, according to Express.co.uk.

Van de Ven has made a significant impact at Tottenham since his move from Wolfsburg for £34.5million, playing alongside Cristian Romero. His absence due to injury in November and December led to a decline in the team’s form. Liverpool had also shown interest in him, but he ultimately joined Spurs.

Many have praised Van de Ven’s performance, noting the difference in the team when he was injured. Some even believe that if he stays injury-free, he could emulate the success of Virgil van Dijk. His pace has made him an essential player under Postecoglou’s management, aligning well with the high defensive line strategy.

Van de Ven has spoken about the importance of the talks he had with Spurs in deciding to join the club. Meanwhile, injuries to Liverpool’s defenders have put strain on their backline, highlighting the impact Van de Ven has had at Spurs.

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