Vertonghen hails Spurs pal Bale: Up there with Messi, Ronaldo

Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen has heaped praise on teammate Gareth Bale.

Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen has heaped praise on teammate Gareth Bale.

Vertonghen, 25, claims Bale should be mentioned in the same breath as Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi as a 'world-class player' after some of his matchwinning performances this season.

"After Ronaldo and Messi, you have a lot of players who are very close to each other and Gareth Bale is one of those.

"He is a world-class player and he could play for any team in the world."

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