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Jan Vertonghen confirms Tottenham Hotspur exit after eight-year stay

By: Reuters |

Printed: July 27, 2020 5:09:36 pm

Jan Vertonghen will likely be a free agent this summer season switch window. (Supply: Reuters)

Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen on Monday confirmed his departure from the Premier League membership after eight years following the expiry of his contract on the finish of the season.

The Belgian worldwide, who has made 315 appearances for Spurs in all competitions since arriving from Ajax Amsterdam in 2012, has struggled for enjoying time this season underneath Portuguese boss Jose Mourinho.

“So my time on the membership involves an finish. A tragic day for a lot of causes,” Vertonghen, 33, wrote in an emotional message on Twitter.

“I’ll miss the buddies I’ve made right here, the workers that make the membership run, taking part in on the superb new stadium and naturally you followers.

“Thanks for all of the assist through the years. You’ve been superb. We had many unbelievable recollections however for now, it’s goodbye.”

Tottenham captain Harry Kane had earlier wished Vertonghen and 36-year-old Dutch goalkeeper Michel Vorm, who can also be out of contract, properly within the subsequent chapter of their careers.

“Want nothing however the very best for @JanVertonghen and @Vorm_Official with no matter is subsequent for them,” Kane mentioned on Twitter shortly after a 1-1 draw at Crystal Palace on Sunday.

“Been a pleasure sharing a dressing room and taking part in with them each.”

Midfielder Harry Winks posted an image with the duo on Instagram, including: “Gonna miss these two.

“Been an enormous a part of my profession since I got here by means of the academy each on and off the pitch. All the very best in your subsequent chapters boys.”

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