Alderweireld open to Prem move

Ajax defender Toby Alderweireld has confirmed he would be interested in a move to the Premier League.

Last Updated: 15/08/13 at 18:46 Post Comment

The Belgium international has been linked with a move to Everton, while Tottenham and Newcastle have also been credited with an interest in the Ajax man.

The 24-year-old is entering the final year of his contract at Ajax and he admits he has not made a decision on his future as yet as he waits on offers from his suitors.

"It depends if there is a club coming [in] that I want to go to," Alderweireld told Sky Sports News. "But I'm patient and we will see in a few days.

"We will see, if they [Tottenham] are very interested then I will hear what their plans are."

Asked about the links with possible moves to Everton or Newcastle, Alderweireld added: "[There is no offer from Everton] that I know of, maybe my manager knows. But I was focusing on the [Belgium] game and now I'm focusing on Sunday.

"I didn't hear from those clubs. But those are beautiful clubs and the Premier League is a beautiful competition, so we will see."

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