Sadly, the Belgian defender said goodbye to the Spurs after eight seasons at the club.
Jan Vertonghen confirmed his departure from Tottenham after the Premier League 2019/20 will come to an end on recent Sunday. The Spurs did not offer him a new contract, so the defender leaves after spending eight years at the London club.
The Belgian, who has recorded 315 appearances for the team in all competitions since his arrival, announced the news through a social media post in which he said it was “a sad day for many reasons.”
“So my time at the club is coming to an end,” wrote the 33-year-old defender. “A sad day for many reasons. I will miss the friends I have made here, the staff who make the club work, playing in the amazing new stadium and, of course, their fans. Thank you for all the support throughout the years. years. They have been incredible, “he added, with feeling.
So my time at the club you come to an end. A sad day for many reasons. I will miss the friends I’ve made here, the staff that make the club run, playing at the amazing new stadium & of course you fans. pic.twitter.com/qyEOlNmgFx
– Jan Vertonghen (@JanVertonghen) July 27, 2020
During his stay in Tottenham, the Sint Niklaas-born enjoyed the EFL Cup final in 2015 and the Champions League final last year, but was unable to win a trophy during his Spurs career. In this framework, the footballer was linked with a return to his former club, Ajax, for which he played between 2006 and 2012.
On the other hand, goalkeeper Michel Vorm is also expected to leave the Spurs due to the expiration of their bond.
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