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Toby Alderweireld claims he’s open to move back to Dutch giants Ajax

Ajax return on the cards for Alderweireld

Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld has claimed that he would be open to a return to former club Ajax in the future.

The Belgian defender joined Spurs from Atletico Madrid back in 2015 following a loan to fellow Premier League side Southampton.

The player has since gone on to be one of the best central defenders in the league, though has struggled with game time over the past 12 months or so.

There have been huge question marks over his future and he was heavily linked with a move to Manchester United over the summer.

That move never materialised and he has now returned to the first team.

SWANSEA, WALES – MARCH 17: Toby Alderweireld of Spura arrives prior to The Emirates FA Cup Quarter Final match between Swansea City and Tottenham Hotspur at Liberty Stadium on March 17, 2018 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

‘I have a bond with the club, because I played football at Ajax for eight years, achieving championships’

Now, he’s been speaking about his future but a bit more down the line.

‘Never say never,’ Alderweireld explained to De Telegraaf. 

‘At this moment in my career I don’t think about that yet. I think I can go on for years at this level. If I ever did, it is not to take it easy.

‘I do not want to be 36 years old and can hardly walk. When I return, I certainly want to leave something. And not only in the dressing room.

‘Of course it is close to home in Belgium and I have a bond with the club, because I played football at Ajax for eight years, achieving championships.’


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Tottenham tipped to make two changes for the PSV match

Alderweireld was speaking ahead of Tottenham’s clash with Ajax’s title rivals PSV.

Safe to say, he will be hoping to get one over on his former rivals but there could be changes to Spurs’ lineup.

Click here to see the two changes that Tottenham have been tipped to make vs PSV. 

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