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
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Result: Late Son Heung-min goal sees Tottenham Hotspur edge out Borussia Dortmund
Tottenham Hotspur overturn a half-time deficit to claim top spot in Group H with a 2-1 victory over Borussia Dortmund.
Nov 21, 21:42
Jan Vertonghen in action during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Jan Vertonghen: 'I am ready for North London derby'
Jan Vertonghen reveals that he has "been struggling for two weeks" with an ankle injury, but declares himself fit to face Arsenal next weekend.
Nov 15, 13:15
Eden Hazard is strangled by Perparim Hetemaj during the international friendly between Belgium and Finland on June 1, 2016
Chelsea 'hopeful over Eden Hazard fitness' after sustaining a knock
Chelsea winger Eden Hazard is suffering from a minor knock picked up in Belgium's 3-3 draw with Mexico, while Jan Vertonghen is now back in training.
Nov 12, 15:40
Tottenham Hotspur's Jan Vertonghen unties his shoelaces following the Europa League match against Gent on February 23, 2017
Jan Vertonghen to miss next Belgium game with ankle problem
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen will miss Belgium's game against Mexico on Friday night due to an ankle injury.
Nov 9, 19:44
Result: Tottenham Hotspur overcome stubborn Crystal Palace at Wembley Stadium
A second-half goal from Son Heung-min earns Tottenham Hotspur a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace in their Premier League clash at Wembley Stadium.
Nov 5, 13:53
Harry Kane and Cristiano Ronaldo greet each other on October 17, 2017
Team News: Harry Kane starts for Tottenham Hotspur against Real Madrid
Harry Kane is passed fit to start for Tottenham Hotspur against Real Madrid at Wembley.
Nov 1, 18:43
Harry Kane chats to Mauricio Pochettino during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool on October 22, 2017
Jan Vertonghen: 'I wouldn't swap Harry Kane for Cristiano Ronaldo'
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen declares that he would not swap teammate Harry Kane for Real Madrid frontman Cristiano Ronaldo.
Oct 31, 15:51
Jose Mourinho watches on during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Manchester United on August 19, 2017
Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United won't benefit from extra rest'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho insists that his side will not benefit from having an extra day's rest to Tottenham Hotspur.
Oct 27, 17:14
Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring the second during the Premier League game between Manchester United and West Ham United on August 13, 2017
Combined XI: Manchester United vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Ahead of Saturday's Premier League clash between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford, Sports Mole selects a combined XI from players of both squads.
Oct 27, 17:02
Mauricio Pochettino watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur on December 11, 2016
Team News: Widescale changes for Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United ahead of EFL Cup clash
Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino makes seven changes to his starting XI ahead of Wednesday night's EFL Cup fourth-round tie against West Ham United.
Oct 25, 19:15
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino watches on during the Premier League clash with Watford at Vicarage Road on January 1, 2017
Report: Ajax duo on Tottenham Hotspur radar
A report claims that Tottenham Hotspur are closely monitoring Justin Kluivert and Donny van de Beek, as they weigh up another approach for an Ajax player.
Oct 25, 12:26
Harry Kane celebrates scoring the opener during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool on October 22, 2017
Result: Tottenham Hotspur find form at Wembley Stadium to beat Liverpool
Tottenham Hotspur move level on points with second-place Manchester United courtesy of a 4-1 victory over Liverpool at Wembley Stadium.
Oct 22, 17:53
Harry Kane celebrates scoring the second with teammates during the Premier League game between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur on September 23, 2017
Jurgen Klopp: 'More to Tottenham Hotspur than just Harry Kane'
Jurgen Klopp is full of praise for Tottenham Hotspur ahead of Liverpool's trip to Wembley Stadium on Sunday afternoon, describing them as serious title challengers.
Oct 22, 11:10
Harry Kane and Dele Alli pictured from behind during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Combined XI: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Liverpool
Ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at Wembley, Sports Mole selects a combined XI from the two squads.
Oct 20, 10:29
Tottenham Hotspur defender Danny Rose in action during the Premier League clash with Watford at Vicarage Road on January 1, 2017
Danny Rose, Mousa Dembele in Tottenham Hotspur squad
Danny Rose and Mousa Dembele travel to Spain with the rest of their Tottenham Hotspur teammates for the meeting with Real Madrid, having both shaken off injury problems.
Oct 16, 16:09
Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring the second during the Premier League game between Manchester United and West Ham United on August 13, 2017
Jan Vertonghen: 'Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku is fit after ankle knock'
Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku is fully fit ahead of Saturday's clash with Liverpool, according to Belgium teammate Jan Vertonghen.
Oct 12, 10:33
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
Jan Vertonghen: 'Little between Harry Kane, Romelu Lukaku'
Tottenham Hotspur and Belgium centre-back Jan Vertonghen expects the battle between Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku for the Golden Boot to go down to the final game.
Oct 11, 13:30
Roberto Martinez is not in a jovial mood during the Premier League game between Everton and West Bromwich Albion on February 13, 2016
Result: Belgium dent Bosnia-Herzegovina World Cup hopes in seven-goal thriller
Belgium deal a damaging blow to Bosnia-Herzegovina's World Cup qualification hopes with a 4-3 victory in Sarajevo.
Oct 7, 18:53
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen in action during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Anfield on February 11, 2017
Team News: Christian Eriksen returns for Tottenham Hotspur
Tottenham Hotspur head coach Mauricio Pochettino hands an immediate recall to midfielder Christian Eriksen for the Premier League clash with Huddersfield Town.
Sep 30, 11:34
Mauricio Pochettino embraces Harry Kane during the Champions League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Borussia Dortmund on September 13, 2017
Preview: Huddersfield Town vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter at the John Smith's Stadium between Huddersfield Town and Tottenham Hotspur.
Sep 29, 09:00
Harry Kane in action during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Swansea City on September 16, 2017
Team News: Tottenham Hotspur make three changes
Mauricio Pochettino makes four changes for Tottenham Hotspur's Champions League trip to APOEL.
Sep 26, 18:40
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen in action during the Premier League clash with Liverpool at Anfield on February 11, 2017
Christian Eriksen to miss Tottenham Hotspur's Champions League trip to Cyrpus
Tottenham Hotspur will be without midfielder Christian Eriksen for their Champions League trip to APOEL.
Sep 25, 18:02
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.
Sep 23, 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



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2Manchester UnitedMan Utd128222762126
3Chelsea1281323101325
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs127232091123
5Liverpool126422417722
6Arsenal127142216622
7Burnley12642129322
8Watford125341921-218
9Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton124441313016
10Huddersfield TownHuddersfield12435817-915
11Newcastle UnitedNewcastle124261114-314
12Leicester CityLeicester123451618-213
13Bournemouth124171114-313
14Southampton12345914-513
15Stoke CityStoke123451524-913
16Everton123361224-1212
17West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom12246918-910
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham122371125-149
19Swansea CitySwansea12228715-88
20Crystal Palace12129624-185
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