Graham Roberts picks Jan Vertonghen as Tottenham’s best player v Palace

Jan Vertonghen of Tottenham Hotspur and Eric Dier of Tottenham Hotspur high five prior to the Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on...

Tottenham Hotspur won against Crystal Palace at Wembley in the Premier League on Sunday.

Wilfried Zaha of Palace crosses as Jan Vertonghen of Spurs tries to block during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace at Wembley Stadium on November 5,...

Graham Roberts has suggested on social networking site Twitter that Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen was the best player in the Premier League game against Crystal Palace on Sunday.

Tottenham got the better of London rivals Palace 1-0 at home in the Premier League this afternoon.

Son Heung-min’s goal in the 64th minute proved to be the difference between the two sides at the Wembley Stadium in London.

The South Korea international, who can operate as a winger or as a forward, played well against the Eagles, and so did goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga, who made some good saves.

Tottenham Hotspur's Belgian defender Jan Vertonghen (R) vies with Crystal Palace's English midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham...

Former Tottenham defender Roberts was following the match, and he has picked defender Vertonghen as the best player in the game.

The 30-year-old Belgium international centre-back started the match and played for the entire 90 minutes.

The win against Palace means that Mauricio Pochettino’s side remain eight points behind leaders Manchester City and are still in the race for the Premier League title this season.

Real Madrid's Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo (L) vies with Tottenham Hotspur's Belgian defender Jan Vertonghen during the UEFA Champions League Group H football match between...

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