'Come and play alongside your idol': Loads of Tottenham fans buzzing as sought-after star drools over Spurs ace

Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt has described Tottenham centre-half Jan Vertonghen as a role model, speaking to Life After Football. The Belgian international used to play for Ajax himself, where de Ligt came through the ranks and the teenage sensation apparently viewed Vertonghen as an inspiration. He said: “The defender I looked up to the most was Jan Vertonghen. At Ajax he was number four and captain. I was a big fan of Jan Vertonghen. I still am. I think he was my biggest role model.” Vertonghen...

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3 months ago, The Boot Room, Tottenham Hotspur

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