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Spurs Secure Van de Ven: Liverpool Miss Out

A New Chapter for Spurs and Van de Ven

In what has been a bustling transfer window for Tottenham Hotspur, the North London club has reached an agreement for a £30 million deal with Wolfsburg, securing the services of Micky Van de Ven. The 22-year-old Dutch centre back has been linked with Spurs since January, and now, pending final documents, the deal is set to be completed.

The Agreement

Van de Ven’s move to Spurs comes with a sense of expectation and excitement. The deal was seamless, with personal terms causing no rifts between parties. Both the Spurs and the talented defender reached a verbal agreement quickly, symbolising a shared vision and anticipation for the upcoming campaign.

A Missed Opportunity for Liverpool

Liverpool had been showing considerable interest in the Holland International, even holding early discussions with Wolfsburg. However, the deal never moved past the initial stages, leaving Tottenham free to swoop in and secure Van de Ven’s signature.

Spurs’ Defensive Reinforcements

With Van de Ven expected to join, Spurs’ manager Ange Postecoglou is looking to add depth to the defence. Van de Ven will be the first of two centre-backs, as the club’s attention will turn to Bayer Leverkusen’s Edmond Tapsoba, 24, in the quest to finalise deals before the transfer window ends.

The Negotiation Process

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy led negotiations with Wolfsburg. Final details are being signed off, and barring any sudden changes from the German club, Van de Ven will move forward with his transfer in the next 24 hours.

Spurs’ Busy Transfer Window

Tottenham has been diligent in reinforcing their squad, bringing in Guglielmo Vicario and James Maddison, and making the loan moves of Dejan Kulusevski and Pedro Porro permanent. Van de Ven, with 33 Bundesliga appearances for Wolfsburg and 11 caps for Holland Under-21s, adds to the fresh and invigorating energy at Spurs.

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