Micky Van de Ven has established himself as a key player for Tottenham Hotspur since joining the club from Wolfsburg.
The 22-year-old is one of the best central defenders in the league this season and his performances have impressed the local media in the Netherlands.
Süleyman Öztürk from Voetbal International (h/t VoetbalZone) claims that the 22-year-old defender has been like a superman for Tottenham and his development at the North London club has been unbelievable.
“Virgil van Dijk was once called a Rolls-Royce and Gary Lineker made this comparison again in the broadcast. They are really deeply impressed by his speed and the way in which Van de Ven now manifests himself week in, week out in Tottenham’s backline. He was also impressive against Manchester City a week and a half ago and now this match against Everton. It is unbelievable what kind of development he is going through now, he is a Superman in a Rolls-Royce.”
The Dutchman has impressed with his proactive defending and recovery pace in the Premier League so far. He is one of the fastest players in Europe right now and the Dutch media believe that he has added a sense of excitement to Tottenham.
The journalist explained that very few defenders can draw fans to the stadium and Van de Ven is certainly having that kind of an impact at Tottenham.
The daughter name defender is still only 22 and he is likely to improve with coaching and experience. He could develop into award class player for the North London club with the right coaching and guidance.
The former Bundesliga star will be hoping to build on his impressive start to life in the Premier League and help Tottenham finish in the Champions League positions at the end of the season.
The North London outfit missed him dearly when he was ruled out with an injury recently, and they will hope that he can stay fit and guide them to respectable finish this season.