Tottenham CONFIRM the signing of Micky van de Ven because the defender joins Wolfsburg for £43million to turn into Spurs’ fifth summer time signing

Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed the signing of defender Micky van de Ven from Wolfsburg on a six-year deal after agreeing a £43 million transfer.

The centre-back was within the stands at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium this weekend to observe his new facet beat Shakhtar Donetsk and has now been revealed.

Van de Ven, who will put on the quantity 37 shirt, underwent his medical yesterday after the Spurs signed an settlement to strengthen Ange Postecoglou’s facet.

Spurs had been available in the market for a brand new central defender this summer time and Van de Ven, an Under-21 worldwide for the Netherlands, grew to become a precedence goal.

The 22-year-old follows Ashley Phillips, Guglielmo Vicario, Manor Solomon, Dejan Kulusevski and James Maddison via the door forward of the brand new season.

Tottenham Hotspur have finalized the signing of defender Micky van de Ven from Wolfsburg for £43 million

The centre-back, who signed a six-year contract, sat within the stands for Spurs’ current pleasant victory

Spurs started talks about Van de Ven final month and a breakthrough got here final week, with the gifted middle half shortly agreeing on his long-term contract.

He made 36 appearances for Wolfsburg final season, main them to an eighth-place end within the Bundesliga, and joined the membership from Volendam in 2021.

Van de Ven will present stiff competitors for the likes of Cristian Romero, Davinson Sanchez, Phillips, Joe Rodon and Eric Dier on the coronary heart of Spurs’ backline.

Postecoglou, nonetheless, is eager on additional reinforcements within the protection.

“There’s no question that we need some reinforcements in that area,” he instructed reporters.

“We are looking for players who can play the kind of football we want. Hopefully we’ll get one or two done in the next few days to strengthen us in that area.”