Former Premier League defender ‘couldn’t believe’ one aspect of Tottenham star’s game.
According to Stephen Warnock, Tottenham “have a player on their hands” in new acquisition Micky van de Ven. The commentator “couldn’t believe how quick he was” while watching him.
Spurs’ season has gotten off to a much better start than most people anticipated. The expectations were somewhat modest in light of the team’s eighth-place Premier League performance the previous season.
However, Ange Postecoglou, the new manager, had a successful summer, signing some fantastic new players and teaching the existing players how to flourish in his system.
Tottenham hasn’t suffered a loss in the league and is currently in second place after seven games, one point behind league-leading Manchester City.
An essential component of that has been new man Van de Ven. whose center back
Stephen Warnock believes that Tottenham “have a player on their hands” in new acquisition Micky van de Ven, and the commentator “couldn’t believe how quick he was” when the midfielder arrived at the stadium.
was acquired from Wolfsburg this summer for approximately £43 million; he has not missed a single minute of Premier League action.
Many people are taking notice of the 22-year-old, including former first-team defender Warnock.
On Sky Sports, Warnock proclaimed, “He’s brilliant.”
“I was astounded by his quickness. seeing him in person. Wow, they have a player on their hands, you think.
Last season, Van de Ven was measured in the Bundesliga traveling at a speed of 35.97 kph, or slightly over 22 mph. He was one of the league’s swiftest players.
The fact that the center-back is currently among the Premier League’s fastest players is not shocking, but it is uncommon for a central defender to have those skills.
That gives him an edge over some defenders, and combined with the rest of the tools he gives Spurs, that is undoubtedly helping them.
Postecoglou started doing excellent things as soon as he walked through Tottenham’s doors, and the fact that both are now flourishing is evidence of that.