Premier League club Tottenham in talks with Wolfsburg over the transfer of defender Micky van de Ven. The 22-year-old is now close to signing the contract of €50m plus add-ons with Tottenham in the coming days. He is also expected to fly to England for his medicals once the deal is finalized as of now only verbal agreement has been carried out. The Netherlands defender is very keen to move to England to start his Premier League career after having a good time in the Bundesliga.
Van de Ven would become the fourth signing of Spurs’ new head coach Ange Postecoglou. Spurs have made Dejan Kulusevski’s loan from Juventus permanent for £25.6m and signed James Maddison from Leicester for £40m. Their third transfer was Guglielmo Vicario from Italian side Empoli for £17.2m and also brought in Manor Solomon in a free transfer.
Micky van de Ven to be with Spurs for the coming seasons
Tottenham are on the verge of closing the deal with Wolfsburg for the successful transfer of Micky to the Spurs. With a sum of €50m, the U19 Netherlands defender is all set to make his way into the Premier League. The deal is expected to be finalized soon as the Dutch defender will be flying to England for his medicals.
The 2-year-old started his career with Volendam and played two seasons for them. He played the first season with the second team of Volendam but his performance brought him to the first team within six months and went on to captain the side for two seasons. He made 48 appearances for Volendam and also scored two goals.
In 2021 for a fee of £3.15 million, Van de Ven moved to the German club Wolfsburg. He made a total of 41 appearances for Wolfsburg in the two seasons he has been with. He also scored one goal for the side.
Wolfsburg finished 8th in the points table out of the 18 teams competing in the league.
Van de Ven ranks as the ninth-fastest player in the league. Last season in the Bundesliga, van de Ven ranked as the fastest center-back in the league. He topped at 35.97 km/h. Wolfsburg director Marcel Shafer described van de Ven as someone with “extreme speed.”