Tottenham centre-back Romero: Lisandro up there with Van Dijk

Tottenham centre-back Cristian Romero has hailed Argentina teammate Lisandro Martinez.

Romero has claimed that Manchester United’s Martinez and Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk are the best two defenders in England.

Martinez is barely a month into his Premier League career.

Speaking to Sky Sports, Romero was asked to name the best defenders right now, to which he replied: “Today, the best defender for me is Virgil Van Dijk, always, and Lisandro Martinez from Manchester United.

“For me, they are the best in the Premier League.”