Spurs have a brand new celebrity.
Defender Micky van de Ven, 22, who joined from Wolfsburg in the summertime, has been arguably the very best signing of the season.
The 22-year-old Dutchman, though struggling a hamstring damage earlier within the marketing campaign, has been considered one of Ange Postecoglou’s most necessary gamers.
Proving his significance throughout Spurs’ most up-to-date 2-2 draw in opposition to Everton, van de Ven dominated statistically in virtually each space. Had it not been for the centre-back’s mammoth efficiency at Goodison Park final weekend, Spurs may have simply misplaced the sport and left Merseyside empty-handed.
And though he’s a strong defender typically, one space of the 22-year-old’s recreation that stands out most is his pace. Regardless that he stands at an enormous 6’4″, van de Ven is completely fast throughout the turf, and that has now been made official by the Premier League, who’ve confirmed the previous Wolfsburg star is the quickest participant to ever play in England’s top-flight.
? @SpursOfficial‘s Micky van de Ven accomplished the quickest dash ever recorded within the Premier League this season!
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— Premier League (@premierleague) February 7, 2024
Clocked at an eye-watering 37.38km/h throughout a restoration run he made in opposition to Thomas Frank’s Brentford on thirty first January 2024, Spurs’ quantity 37 has obliterated the likes of Manchester Metropolis’s Kyle Walker and Wolves’ Pedro Neto’s fastest-ever recorded sprints.