While the Transfer Tavern is simply full of punters this evening, the Tottenham Hotspur fans have been the loudest recently after an unbeaten start to the campaign.
A 2-0 win over Manchester City has provided a glittery gloss to the opening stages of the season for those on Hotspur Way, with Mauricio Pochettino’s side hugely impressing against the early title favourites.
Now, it appears some of the Spurs stars themselves are poking fun at Pep Guardiola’s charges following their White Hart Lane masterpiece.
Jan Vertonghen ‘liked’ a tweet from betting giants Ladbrokes, one that indicated the difference in price in the club’s centre-back pairings.
The Belgian and compatriot Toby Alderweireld are quoted as costing roughly £24m, while the John Stones-Nicolas Otamendi pairing that proved so fragile is quoted at £85m.
Having established himself as one of the most formidable defenders in the Premier League since joining from Ajax, he and his countryman were excellent against City.
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