Jan Vertonghen

Born: April 24, 1987 (age 30)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
Nationality: Belgium Belgian

Position: Centre-back
Team: Tottenham Hotspur (no. 5)
Jan Vertonghen of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at White Hart Lane on September 26, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Career History
Youth2003-2006Ajax
Senior2006-2012Ajax
2012-Tottenham Hotspur
International2007-Belgium
Sports Mole has 677 articles about Jan Vertonghen. Articles 1 to 40:
Andy Carroll in action during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and West Ham United on April 30, 2016
Jan Vertonghen: 'I am not afraid of Andy Carroll'
Jan Vertonghen claims that he is not scared to go up against Andy Carroll when Tottenham Hotspur head to West Ham United on Saturday.
10:13
Team News: Son Heung-min starts for Tottenham Hotspur
Son Heung-min starts as Tottenham Hotspur welcome Swansea City to Wembley.
Sep 16, 16:34
Toby Alderweireld applauds at the end of the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on April 10, 2016
Toby Alderweireld: 'I am trying to focus only on football'
Tottenham Hotspur centre-back Toby Alderweireld insists that he is focusing only on football and is letting his father and agent deal with his contract situation.
Sep 16, 12:59
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen catches Mario Gotze in the face during their Champions League Group H clash with Borussia Dortmund on September 13, 2017
Peter Bosz: 'Mario Gotze needs dental work after Jan Vertonghen foul'
Borussia Dortmund boss Peter Bosz says that Mario Gotze had a few teeth knocked out of place in a collision with Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen on Wednesday.
Sep 14, 22:05
Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane celebrates scoring for his side during their Champions League Group H clash with Borussia Dortmund at Wembley on September 13, 2017
Result: Tottenham banish Wembley blues by overcoming Borussia Dortmund
Harry Kane scores twice for Tottenham Hotspur as they pick up a rare win at Wembley Stadium, overcoming Borussia Dortmund 3-1 in their Champions League opener.
Sep 13, 21:37
Paris Saint-Germain's Ivorian defender Serge Aurier celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Shakhtar Donetsk and Paris Saint-Germain at the Arena Lviv, in the Ukrainian city of Lviv, on September 30,
Team News: Serge Aurier makes Tottenham Hotspur debut
Serge Aurier makes his debut for Tottenham Hotspur as they welcome Borussia Dortmund to Wembley in the Champions League.
Sep 13, 18:45
Tottenham Hotspur's Jan Vertonghen during the Premier League match against Bournemouth on April 15, 2017
Jan Vertonghen backs new boy Davinson Sanchez to fit in at Tottenham Hotspur
Jan Vertonghen believes that new Tottenham Hotspur signing Davinson Sanchez will perform well for the team this season.
Sep 4, 20:39
Tottenham Hotspur's Jan Vertonghen during the Premier League match against Bournemouth on April 15, 2017
Jan Vertonghen unconcerned by "crazy" rivals' spending
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen believes that his rivals' "crazy" spending this summer will only make it sweeter to beat them.
Jul 30, 22:02
A general view of the Tottenham Hotspur crest ahead of the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at White Hart Lane on October 6, 2013
Paris Saint-Germain 'beat Tottenham Hotspur to Juan Foyth signing'
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly set to miss out on the signing of Estudiantes defender Juan Foyth after Paris Saint-Germain entered the race.
Jul 25, 14:12
Tottenham Hotspur's Jan Vertonghen during the Premier League match against Bournemouth on April 15, 2017
Jan Vertonghen: 'Tottenham Hotspur can keep star players'
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen is confident that the club now have the "power and strength" to keep hold of their star players.
Jun 8, 15:07
Everton manager Roberto Martinez looks on during the Capital One Cup semi-final first leg against Manchester City at Goodison Park on January 6, 2016
Result: Michy Batshuayi, Marouane Fellaini net in Belgium win
Michy Batshuayi and Marouane Fellaini score the goals as Belgium record a 2-1 win over Czech Republic in Monday night's international friendly in Brussels.
Jun 5, 21:36
Eden Hazard is strangled by Perparim Hetemaj during the international friendly between Belgium and Finland on June 1, 2016
Eden Hazard to remain Belgium captain despite Vincent Kompany return
Vincent Kompany returns to Belgium's squad for the upcoming qualifier against Estonia, but Eden Hazard is to remain captain until the end of the campaign.
May 30, 16:20
Tottenham Hotspur's Jan Vertonghen during the Premier League match against Bournemouth on April 15, 2017
Jan Vertonghen: 'Tottenham Hotspur need to improve away form to challenge'
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen suggests that his side must improve their away form should they wish to push closer to claiming the Premier League title.
May 21, 09:36
Harry Kane celebrates scoring for Spurs on September 18, 2016
Result: Tottenham Hotspur beat Manchester United on White Hart Lane finale
Tottenham Hotspur mark their final game at White Hart Lane with a 2-1 victory over Manchester United in the Premier League.
May 14, 18:23
Son Heung-min celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton on May 8, 2016
Three Tottenham Hotspur players in running for April Premier League award
Tottenham Hotspur trio Son Heung-min, Christian Eriksen and Jan Vertonghen are on the shortlist for April's Premier League Player of the Month award.
May 5, 12:57
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen evades Arsenal's Theo Walcott during the North London derby at the Emirates Stadium on November 6, 2016
Jan Vertonghen "very proud" of Tottenham Hotspur performance
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen sets his sights on completing a "special" farewell for White Hart Lane as his side look to go unbeaten at the stadium this term.
May 1, 14:32
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen evades Arsenal's Theo Walcott during the North London derby at the Emirates Stadium on November 6, 2016
Jan Vertonghen: 'We will keep pressure on Chelsea'
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen calls on his side to keep the pressure on leaders Chelsea in the Premier League title race following their 2-0 win over Arsenal.
Apr 30, 19:32
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli celebrates with Harry Kane during the Premier League clash with Watford at Vicarage Road on January 1, 2017
Result: Tottenham Hotspur outclass Arsenal in North London derby
Tottenham Hotspur record a 2-0 victory over Arsenal in the North London derby to keep up the pressure on Premier League leaders Chelsea.
Apr 30, 18:24
Cesar Azpilicueta can't contain his excitement after Willian scores during the FA Cup semi-final between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur on April 22, 2017
Result: Chelsea oust Tottenham Hotspur to reach FA Cup final
Chelsea edge a six-goal thriller over Tottenham Hotspur to book their place in the final of the FA Cup courtesy of a 4-2 win at Wembley.
Apr 22, 19:12
Eden Hazard in action during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Arsenal on February 4, 2017
Team News: Eden Hazard, Diego Costa on Chelsea bench
Diego Costa and Eden Hazard start on the bench for Chelsea as they face Tottenham Hotspur in the semi-finals of the FA Cup.
Apr 22, 16:18
Tottenham Hotspur defender Toby Alderweireld celebrates after scoring during the Champions League clash with AS Monaco at Wembley Stadium on September 14, 2016
Mauricio Pochettino "not worried" about Toby Alderweireld speculation
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino is "not worried" about talk of a switch to Inter Milan for Toby Alderweireld as he has three years to run on his contract.
Apr 20, 14:34
Vincent Janssen in action for Tottenham Hotspur on September 14, 2016
Jan Vertonghen backs Vincent Janssen to succeed at Tottenham Hotspur
Jan Vertonghen believes that Vincent Janssen will be a success at Tottenham Hotspur after playing a key role in the 3-1 win at Swansea City on Wednesday.
Apr 6, 22:54
Big Jan Vertonghen back in action during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on April 10, 2016
Jan Vertonghen: 'Tottenham Hotspur hope Chelsea get stressed'
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen admits that he hopes Chelsea "get stressed" during the remaining fixtures in the Premier League.
Apr 6, 18:40
Tottenham Hotspur striker Vincent Janssen in action during his side's Champions League clash with AS Monaco at Wembley Stadium on September 14, 2016
Team News: Vincent Janssen up front for Tottenham Hotspur
Vincent Janssen starts up front for Tottenham Hotspur's visit to Burnley.
Apr 1, 14:08
Everton manager Roberto Martinez looks on during the Capital One Cup semi-final first leg against Manchester City at Goodison Park on January 6, 2016
Result: Christian Benteke scores twice in Belgium draw
Christian Benteke scores twice as Belgium draw 3-3 with Russia in Tuesday night's international friendly in Sochi.
Mar 28, 18:58
Big Jan Vertonghen back in action during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on April 10, 2016
Jan Vertonghen: Trying to close gap on Chelsea "very hard" for Tottenham Hotspur
Jan Vertonghen targets a strong run of form after the international break, but admits that Tottenham Hotspur are now unlikely to catch rivals Chelsea at the top.
Mar 24, 12:04
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen evades Arsenal's Theo Walcott during the North London derby at the Emirates Stadium on November 6, 2016
Jan Vertonghen: 'Tottenham Hotspur will not give up on Premier League title'
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen insists that his side will not give up hope of catching Chelsea in the Premier League title race.
Mar 19, 16:49
Harry Kane celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur on December 28, 2016
Jan Vertonghen: 'Harry Kane is best player in Premier League'
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen declares Harry Kane the best player in the Premier League, but is confident that his side can cope without the injured striker.
Mar 18, 23:03
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli celebrates with Harry Kane during the Premier League clash with Watford at Vicarage Road on January 1, 2017
Result: Harry Kane brace strengthens Tottenham Hotspur's hold on second place
Tottenham Hotspur beat Everton 3-2 at White Hart Lane to tighten their hold on second place in the Premier League.
Mar 5, 15:25
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli celebrates with Harry Kane during the Premier League clash with Watford at Vicarage Road on January 1, 2017
Team News: Harry Kane, Jan Vertonghen start for Tottenham Hotspur against Everton
Harry Kane and Jan Vertonghen both shake off minor injuries in order to start for Tottenham Hotspur against Everton in the Premier League.
Mar 5, 12:35
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli celebrates with Harry Kane during the Premier League clash with Watford at Vicarage Road on January 1, 2017
Result: Harry Kane hat-trick earns Tottenham Hotspur easy win over Stoke City
Harry Kane scores three first-half goals and sets up another for Dele Alli to help Tottenham Hotspur to a 4-0 win over Stoke City at White Hart Lane.
Feb 26, 15:19
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino on the touchline during his side's North London derby against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium on November 6, 2016
Live Commentary: Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 Stoke City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Tottenham's 4-0 win over Stoke City, as a third Harry Kane hat-trick of the year set the Lilywhites on their way.
Feb 26, 10:59
Eric Dier in action during the Premier League game between Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur on December 28, 2016
Team News: Eric Dier returns for Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino brings Eric Dier back into the starting XI for his side's Europa League last-32 second leg with Gent.
Feb 23, 19:01
Harry Maguire for Hull on January 4, 2015
Tottenham Hotspur keen on Hull City defender Harry Maguire?
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly interested in adding Hull City defender Harry Maguire to their first-team squad during the summer.
Feb 21, 14:09
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen evades Arsenal's Theo Walcott during the North London derby at the Emirates Stadium on November 6, 2016
Jan Vertonghen: 'Tottenham Hotspur deserve a trophy'
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen claims that his side's progress under manager Mauricio Pochettino deserves to be marked with a trophy.
Feb 20, 13:46
Harry Winks in action for Spurs in the Europa League on February 25, 2016
Jan Vertonghen praises "unbelievable" Harry Winks
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen hails teammate Harry Winks's "unbelievable" progress.
Feb 20, 11:36
Jan Vertonghen of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at White Hart Lane on September 26, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Mauricio Pochettino pleased with Jan Vertonghen return
Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino is pleased with how Jan Vertonghen fared on his first appearance for more than a month during the 3-0 FA Cup win over Fulham.
Feb 19, 19:41
Harry Kane celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur on December 28, 2016
Result: Harry Kane hat-trick fires Tottenham Hotspur into FA Cup quarter-finals
A strong Tottenham Hotspur side book their place in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup as Harry Kane hits a hat-trick in a 3-0 win over Fulham at Craven Cottage.
Feb 19, 15:55
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino watches on during the Premier League clash with Watford at Vicarage Road on January 1, 2017
Team News: Mauricio Pochettino names strong Tottenham Hotspur XI
Mauricio Pochettino names a strong Tottenham Hotspur XI for Sunday's FA Cup fifth-round clash away to Fulham.
Feb 19, 13:04
Christian Eriksen of Tottenham Hotspur shoots from a free kick during the Premier League match against West Bromwich Albion at White Hart Lane on April 25, 2016
Team News: Christian Eriksen, Son Heung-min drop out for Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur make two changes to their starting lineup for the Europa League meeting with Gent, as Son Heung-min and Christian Eriksen drop down to the bench.
Feb 16, 16:51



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