Conflicting rumors have arisen on exactly what state the transfer is currently in, but the latest news from the Vertonghen camp is that Spurs and Ajax just can’t agree on a transfer fee.
With Vertonghen’s eyes still seemingly set on a switch to White Hart Lane, all that remains is for the Tottenham hierarchy to compromise on a price with his current club.
But even if Vertonghen does make the move to Spurs, what should he expect at White Hart Lane?
More specifically, what should he expect from his potential central defensive partners?
Let’s look at the five centre-back options currently at Redknapp’s disposal and how they’d fare alongside Vertonghen—and, as usual, feel free to have your say in the comments below.