Ajax midfielder Janssen says Tottenham target Vertonghen best in Eredivisie "by far"

Ajax midfielder Theo Janssen says teammate Jan Vertonghen is the best player in the Eredivisie. The Belgium defender is the subject of transfer talks with Tottenham this week.

Ajax midfielder Theo Janssen says teammate Jan Vertonghen is the best player in the Eredivisie.

The Belgium defender is the subject of transfer talks with Tottenham this week.

Janssen said: "After January, Jan took a big step forward. He is by far the best player in the league and I see him really becoming a world class defender.

"But he is not only two classes better, but also a true leader."

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