Today's Top Words:
united premier spurs tottenham season you manchester one first games champions chelsea ronaldo players cristiano
Jan Vertonghen Could Leave Spurs on 30 June With Contract Talks at Standstill

Below is a summary of the full article. Click here for the full version or go back to Spurs Live

Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen is looking increasingly likely to depart the north London club on June 30.

The Premier League confirmed last week that clubs are permitted to offer short-term deals past June 30 to ensure they complete the 2019/20 campaign with their current club.

Burnley FC v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League

However, ESPN report that the Belgian defender’s insistence on a two-year extension on his £70,000-per-week deal have cast doubt over his stay at the club, both in the long-term and the short-term.

With the two parties appearing unable to reach an agreement on the Belgian’s future, it seems increasingly likely that the former Ajax man will be a free agent following the expiration of his current deal on June 30.

The news will come as a blow to Spurs, who could now be without one of their first team squad members for the end of the 2019/20 campaign. Mourinho’s men currently sit eighth in the table, seven points behind London rivals Chelsea and the final Champions League place.

Since arriving from Ajax for £12m in 2012, Vertonghen has gone on to become a key member of the Spurs squad, making 311 appearances in his eight years at the club and forming a key partnership with compatriot Toby Alderweireld.

However, the 2017 signing of Columbia international Davinson Sánchez has seen Vertonghen’s first team opportunities somewhat limited. The Belgian has made just 19 Premier League appearances this season, with Sánchez and Alderweireld appearing to be Mourinho’s preferred centre-back partnership.

Tottenham Hotspur v RB Leipzig - UEFA Champions League Round of 16: First Leg

Should Vertonghen leave the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium at the end of next month, he won’t be short of admirers.

The 33-year-old is already said to be on the wishlist of Italian sides Roma and Inter, while former club Ajax are also said to be interested in acquiring the services of their former centre-back. Vertonghen’s preference is said to be either Italy or Spain.




For more news relating to Chelsea, visit our sister site Chelsea Live.
Click to visit 90 min | Click to return to Spurs Live
Share Spurs Live



Dont Buy The Sun



rss icon



Arsenal News - Chelsea News - Everton News - Liverpool FC News - Man City News - Manchester United News - Newcastle News - Spurs News - West Ham News - Celtic News - Rangers News - BeIN Sports Schedule - Internet Commentator Database - Shortwave Radio Schedules - < - Contact

©2018 Spurs Live.

Valid XHTML 1.0 StrictDont Buy The Sun [Valid RSS]