The Belgian central defender has admitted that he has played his last game for the Dutch club and his manager believes he will be well-suited to the Spanish giantsAjax manager Frank de Boer has stated that departing captain Jan Vertonghen should join Barcelona.
Manager Franck De Boer is resigned to losing the talented 24-year-old but believes he should shun Premier League advances in favor of a move to Barcelona. Vertonghen has long been the subject of speculation and a host of teams - including Arsenal and Tottenham - are reportedly vying for his services.
De Boer told reporters: "I hope he will leave for Barcelona. Of course, Tottenham is a great club for Jan, but I think he will fit perfect at Barca."
The defender revealed that he is set to leave the Amsterdam Arena after admitting that he has played his last home game for the club.
The Belgian was speaking after the Dutch giants clinched a second Eredivisie title in as many years with a 2-0 win over strugglers VVV Venlo thanks to two goals from Siem De Jong.
Asked if he has played his last game for Ajax at the Amsterdam Arena, he answered: "That's almost sure, yes."
Vertonghen has made over 150 appearances for Ajax, scoring 22 goals since graduating from the club's world renowned academy.
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