The Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United icons were full of praise. So too was Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney.
Rangers are reportedly chasing free agent defender Reece Wabara.
West Ham United need to keep all their quality players and focus on building a squad that can succeed in Slaven Bilic's debut campaign.
Ronny Deila has proved how adept he is at developing young Belgian defenders from Manchester City.
Celtic striker Amido Balde is reportedly set to join Metz.
The former Spurs chairman was typically pessimistic.
This Celtic player is surely moving on this summer, but will any clubs be interested in him?
The defender says there will need to be improvement on the training pitch for better performances next season.
The Austria international is optimistic that he will flourish alongside all the other talented young players at Tottenham.
Novak Djokovic has denied on the eve of Wimbledon that he and his coach, Boris Becker, are cheating when exchanging glances during play, although the laws of tennis specifically forbid any communication.
The Arsenal defender was one of the best defenders in his age group in the Premier League last season.
The Tottenham youngster, who has been a star on loan at Brentford in the season just finished, will have been looking to catch the eye in the Czech Republic.
Celtic would be wise to move for a talented Dutch defender before it is too late.