Tottenham Hotspur sign Micky van de Ven from Wolfsburg

Micky van de Ven Tottenham Hotspur
Micky van de Ven.

Tottenham Hotspur have signed centre-back Micky van de Ven ahead of the 2023-24 English Premier League.

Van de Ven previously played for Wolfsburg in the German Bundesliga.

What Tottenham Hotspur said about Micky van de Ven

“We are delighted to announce the signing of Micky van de Ven from Wolfsburg, subject to international clearance and work permit,” read a statement from Tottenham Hotspur.

“The defender has signed a contract with the club that will run until 2029, and will wear the number 37 shirt.

“Born in Wormer, Netherlands, Micky spent his early years locally with WSV ’30 Wormer, before joining FC Volendam’s youth team in July 2013, progressing through the ranks to make a total of 48 senior appearances, scoring twice.

“An athletic centre-back, the 22-year-old earned a move to Wolfsburg in August, 2021, and made 41 appearances for the Bundesliga side in all competitions, scoring once and registering three assists.

“At international level, Micky has featured 11 times for the Netherlands Under-21 side, featuring in the UEFA European Under-21 Championship earlier this year. He was also named in the preliminary squad for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.”

Tottenham Hotspur ended the 2022-23 English Premier League in eighth position with 18 wins, six draws and 14 losses.

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