Tottenham announces Vertonghen deal

Tottenham announced Sunday that it has reached an agreement to sign highly-rated Ajax defender Jan Vertonghen, subject to a medical.

Vertonghen enjoyed his most successful season to date last term, being named Ajax captain at the start of the campaign and leading the Dutch club to their second successive league title.

The 25-year-old scored 10 goals in 37 appearances across all competitions last season, earning the defender Eredivisie Player of the Year and Ajax Player of the Year honors.

Financial details of the move were not disclosed.