Date: 17th May 2012 at 3:44pm
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Good afternoon.

€75,000 a week is the salary being touted by Dutch journalist Jan van Eyck . Personal terms are not the issue. But the stumbling block appears to be the fee. The gap between the alleged asking price and the alleged offer seems big, if not insurmountable. 

Ajax are said to want €16.3M for Jan Vertonghen and Spurs are supposedly offering €10.1M. 

For the Eredivisie player of the 2011/12 season it seems to be small change and we need to get this done before the whole thing goes sour and we’re left clutching  straws. 

Vertonghen’s stock is well valued or so it seems …with Bruins Slot (a scout at Ajax, ex-assistant at Barcelona,  “Vertonghen is a left-footed Koeman. Don’t understand why Barça don’t push for him.”

If anyone thinks this is going to be done before the winner of the  Champions League is announced I think they are being  incredibly optimistic. This guy is the real deal and will not come cheap.