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Van der Vaart ready for 'war'

July 18, 2012
By ESPN staff
Rafael van der Vaart has reaffirmed his commitment to Tottenham, with the Dutchman keen to be involved in a title battle under Andre Villas-Boas.

Netherlands international Van der Vaart had been linked with a return to former club Hamburg, but they baulked at the reported asking price. That would appear to suit the forward who has had to live with repeated transfer speculation and he is eager to help Villas-Boas build on the club's promise.

He said: "My place is at Spurs, I ...

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