Tottenham fans promised ‘great signing’ by Rafael van der Vaart if they pull off Steven Bergwijn transfer

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Tottenham cult hero Rafael van der Vaart believes his former club will be pulling off a ‘great signing’ should they seal a deal for Steven Bergwijn.

The 22-year-old has travelled to London as Spurs look to thrash out a deal with PSV Eindhoven, with the winger understood to have already undertaken a medical .

Spurs are confident of meeting PSV’s valuation for Bergwijn, believed to be around £27m, but the clubs remain in talks over the final fee and structure of the deal.

Van der Vaart was asked on Twitter by Tottenham fan account, The Spurs Web, for his thoughts on the forward, to which he replied: "Should it all really happen, I believe that Bergwijn will certainly be a great signing for Spurs.

"Obviously he will have to adjust to the PL pace and ambience but his speed, technique and strength will certainly add something to the Spurs game.

"Good luck to Stevie and my Spurs."

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