The King to teach Japhet the right way
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I sort of agree actually
When Thierry Henry says you're the best defender he'd ever played against, you know you were great.Ledley with his one knee in his prime is better than a prime VVD and I don't care what anyone says.
With 2 working legs I reckon he would've been the greatest defender the world has ever seen.
Even if it is, I genuinely don't care. Having someone like Ledley at the club is important, and having him in a first team role is fantastic. I am not a Mourinho fan but he is a coaching legend and Ledley getting an opportunity like this is great for him.
I hate putting this in print, but when a certain player absconded to that lot down the road I never thought we would get even an half-as-good replacement. But then Ledley came along, and he blew that so-and-so out of the water. Even with a dodgy knee, he is without question the best defender I have ever seen in a Spurs shirt, by a country mile. When he played, he made his defensive partner look better. I had complete confidence in him, which is usually a rare feeling with our defence over the years (probable exceptions were Mabbsie/Gough and Jan/Toby at their peak).
Yes, I agree that if he hadn't had a dodgy knee, he would have probably moved to a top team abroad, his ability was undeniably of the highest quality.
I'm ecstatic that we have found a position for him, and I hope that he thrives in his new role.
Time will tell...