Opinion: Tottenham must replace key leader, fan favourite and cult hero

Tottenham Hotspur’s recruitment division has work on its hand this summer, as the club looks to refresh Jose Mourinho’s squad ahead of next season. While reinforcements in midfield and attack appear necessary, the departure of Jan Vertonghen leaves a hole in the Spurs defence and removes a leader from the dressing room. The 33-year-old Belgian … Read more

Opinion: Tough call, but time for Tottenham fan favourite to leave club

While no-one in football knows what the future holds due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Tottenham Hotspur supporters will have one eye on next season – regardless of 2019-20’s fate. Jose Mourinho needs to overhaul the Spurs squad and bring fresh blood to North London for the club to get back to challenging for silverware. Tottenham … Read more

No-nonsense Tottenham man deserves way more credit

Tottenham Hotspur’s 3-0 win over Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday night was a sublime performance from Mauricio Pochettino’s men against a very good team. While there were plenty of the Spurs stars that stood up and were counted, the performance of Jan Vertonghen was exceptional. Playing out of position at left wing-back, the Belgium international endured … Read more

Poch’s big decision: Which of these two risks to take vs Chelsea?

Tottenham are back in Premier League action on Saturday evening in a game every Spurs fan is desperate to win – a clash against Chelsea at Wembley. Victory would move Mauricio Pochettino’s men above their London rivals and be a statement to show that any talk of an early-season malaise is misplaced. However, Tottenham have … Read more

Pochettino admits key Tottenham man to be assessed after new injury

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that Jan Vertognhen will be assessed on Sunday after picking up an ankle injury in the defeat to West Bromwich Albion on Saturday. The Belgian international was substituted in the dying minutes of the match after going over on his ankle while raiding forward down the left flank. … Read more

Tottenham fans unhappy with usual favourite vs Juventus: “Poor”, “Exposed”

Tottenham Hotspur were unceremoniously dumped out of the Champions League at the hands of Juventus on Wednesday night and fans were fuming with the performance of one of their defensive enforcers on social media. Spurs had played a solid game for three-quarters of the tie, having rallied back in the first leg to get a … Read more

Tottenham can extend two first-team stars’ deals by 12 months, similar to Alderweireld clause

Tottenham Hotspur have the option to extend the contracts of Mousa Dembele and Jan Vertonghen by an extra 12 months, according to The London Evening Standard. Both of the Belgium internationals are contracted with Spurs until the summer of 2019, but talk in the press of late has circulated that the pair could be offered … Read more

Tottenham team news vs Rochdale: Pochettino names two Spurs men that won’t play

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has confirmed that key defenders Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen remain injured, and will not feature in Wednesday night’s FA Cup replay against Rochdale. The League One outfit travel to Wembley after the first leg was drawn 2-2, with Spurs expected to make wholesale changes to the team that beat … Read more

Pochettino reveals potential Tottenham deal on cards, Levy to offer terms

Mauricio Pochettino has revealed that Jan Vertonghen is set to be offered a new deal to remain at Tottenham Hotspur and extend his stay with the north London outfit. The Belgium international has been a mainstay for the club since arriving at White Hart Lane in 2012 from Ajax and has continually impressed Spurs fans … Read more

Another blow for Tottenham as key man emerges as doubt for North London derby

Jan Vertonghen is a doubt for Tottenham Hotspur’s North London derby clash with Arsenal in the Premier League next week after picking up a knock on international duty with Belgium. The centre-half missed Friday’s thrilling 3-3 draw with Mexico and is facing a race to be fit in time to take on Japan on Tuesday. … Read more