Tottenham agree personal terms with Ajax’s Jan Vertonghen

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The North-London club are still looking to finalise the deal as the Eredivisie champions are not compromising on their 16.3 million Euros asking price for the Belgian stopper.
Reports from White Hart Lane confirm that Tottenham Hotspur have agreed personal terms with Ajax Amsterdam’s central defender, The highly talented player has reportedly agreed to a weekly salary in the region of
75,000 Euros.
However, the potential deal has hit a hurdle over the Eredivisie champions’ 16.3 million Euros asking price. The Lilywhites have reportedly offered the Amsterdammers 10.1 million Euros transfer fee, but De Joden are not willing
to let go of their star player for anything less than their asking price.
The Spurs chairman, Levy, is now allegedly in advance negotiations with the Ajax management to complete the deal at the earliest. However, it seems likely that the Amsterdam giants are finding it hard agreeing on the transfer
fee, much to the dismay of Vertonghen and the North London club.
Lilywhites are not planning to offer the four-time European champions more than 10.1 million Euros for the Belgian stopper at the moment.
The English Premier League outfit believes that they are offering a handsome amount for the highly-rated central defender, who has only a year left on his ongoing contract.
Tottenham would be hoping that they could finalise the deal with De Joden in the coming days, and could very well intensify talks, as AC Milan, and Manchester United are also taking keen interest in signing the 25-year-old.
Vertonghen, who has been performing consistently for the past couple of seasons, was named Eredivisie player of the 2011/12 season. He recently expressed his desire to join the Spurs regardless of whether they play in UEFA Champions
League next term.
Tottenham finished fourth on the English Premier League table and earned Champions League qualifying round ticket. However, their aspirations to compete in Europe’s primary club competition will end, if, who finished sixth
in the league standings, manage to lift the big eared trophy this Saturday.
Chelsea will lock horns against Bayern Munich in the final at Allianz Arena on Saturday, May 19.



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