Jan Vertonghen

Born: April 24, 1987 (age 31)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
Nationality: Belgium Belgian

Position: Centre-back
Team: Tottenham Hotspur (no. 5)
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Career History
Youth2003-2006Ajax
Senior2006-2012Ajax
2012-Tottenham Hotspur
International2007-Belgium
Sports Mole has 767 articles about Jan Vertonghen. Articles 1 to 40:
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Jan Vertonghen: 'Belgium team has everything'
Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen says that the current crop of international players is "the best" that he has played with.
Jun 20, 11:45
Belgium's Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring their second goal in the friendly against Costa Rica on June 11, 2018
Result: Belgium maintain momentum ahead of World Cup with convincing win over Costa Rica
Romelu Lukaku scores twice as Belgium recover from a goal behind to beat Costa Rica 4-1 in their final World Cup warm-up match.
Jun 11, 21:42
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli in action during the Premier League clash with Watford on May 9, 2018
Dele Alli 'to sign new Tottenham Hotspur deal'
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli will allegedly join Harry Kane in signing a new long-term deal with the club.
Jun 11, 12:01
Manchester City's Vincent Kompany during the match against Brighton & Hove Albion on May 9, 2018
Vincent Kompany makes Belgium World Cup squad
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany is included in Belgium's 2018 World Cup squad despite picking up a groin injury at the weekend.
Jun 4, 10:25
Romelu Lukaku and Pepe in action during the international friendly between Belgium and Portugal on June 2, 2018
Result: Belgium draw with Portugal to extend unbeaten streak
Two of the World Cup's potential dark horses Belgium and Portugal play out a goalless draw in a warm-up friendly in Brussels ahead of the tournament.
Jun 2, 21:39
Anthony Martial in action during the Champions League game between Manchester United and Basel on September 12, 2017
Mauricio Pochettino 'given green light for Anthony Martial pursuit'
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino is to push ahead with plans to bring in Anthony Martial from Manchester United, according to a report.
May 25, 09:32
Harry Winks in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur on December 16, 2017
Tottenham Hotspur tie down Harry Winks to new five-year contract
Academy product Harry Winks extends his stay at Tottenham Hotspur through until the summer of 2023.
May 17, 13:19
Mauricio Pochettino gives instructions during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur on October 28, 2017
Team News: Eric Dier returns for Tottenham Hotspur against Leicester City
Eric Dier returns to the lineup as Tottenham Hotspur host Leicester City this afternoon.
May 13, 14:07
Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane in action during his side's Premier League clash with Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on November 28, 2017
Result: Tottenham Hotspur edge past Newcastle United to secure top-four spot
Tottenham Hotspur secure a top-four finish in the Premier League courtesy of Harry Kane's goal in a nervy 1-0 win over Newcastle United at Wembley.
May 9, 21:55
Harry Kane during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Tottenham Hotspur on April 17, 2018
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Newcastle United - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the Premier League action as Tottenham Hotspur welcome the visit of Rafael Benitez's Newcastle United to Wembley Stadium.
May 8, 18:44
West Bromwich Albion midfielder Jake Livermore in action
Result: West Bromwich Albion still alive after late win over Tottenham Hotspur
West Bromwich Albion keep their hopes of Premier League survival alive with a late 1-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday's clash at The Hawthorns.
May 5, 16:56
Harry Kane and Dele Alli pictured from behind during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Result: Tottenham Hotspur beat Watford to strengthen grip on top four
Dele Alli and Harry Kane score the goals as Tottenham Hotspur strengthen their grip on a Premier League top-four spot with a 2-0 win over Watford at Wembley.
Apr 30, 21:55
Jose Mourinho watches on during the Premier League game between Burnley and Manchester United on January 20, 2018
Preview: Manchester United vs. Tottenham Hotspur - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews the FA Cup semi-final action as Manchester United take on Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Stadium.
Apr 19, 10:46
Kyle Walker and Kevin De Bruyne side by side during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Bromwich Albion on January 31, 2018
Manchester City dominate PFA Team of the Year
Sergio Aguero is included in the PFA Team of the Year for the first time as one of five Manchester City players to make the cut.
Apr 18, 10:52
Mousa Dembele in action for Spurs on March 11, 2018
Combined XI: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Man City
Sports Mole selects a combined XI from the Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City squads ahead of Saturday evening's clash at Wembley Stadium.
Apr 14, 08:00
Harry Kane celebrates with Son Heung-min after scoring the second during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Everton on January 13, 2018
How Tottenham Hotspur could line up against Manchester City
Sports Mole looks at how Tottenham Hotspur could line up against Manchester City in the pick of this weekend's Premier League games.
Apr 14, 02:06
Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Bournemouth and Liverpool on December 17, 2017
Liverpool's Mohamed Salah wins PFA Player of the Month for March
Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah wins the PFA Player of the Month award for March with 80% of the votes.
Apr 9, 20:59
Harry Kane scores for Tottenham Hotspur against Stoke City on April 7, 2018
Result: Christian Eriksen inspires Tottenham Hotspur win at Stoke City
Christian Eriksen scores both goals as Tottenham Hotspur make it back-to-back away Premier League wins with a 2-1 victory over Stoke City at the bet365 Stadium.
Apr 7, 16:58
Mauricio Pochettino gives instructions during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur on October 28, 2017
Tottenham Hotspur to reward Mauricio Pochettino with new pay deal?
A report claims that Mauricio Pochettino is to be offered a new deal by Tottenham Hotspur that will make him one of the best-paid managers in the Premier League.
Apr 3, 09:31
How Tottenham Hotspur could line up against Chelsea
Sports Mole looks at how Tottenham Hotspur could line up in Sunday's meeting with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
Mar 30, 15:30
A downbeat Hugo Lloris during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur on December 16, 2017
Combined XI: Chelsea vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Mole selects a strongest combined XI from Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur ahead of Sunday's clash at Stamford Bridge.
Mar 30, 13:30
Harry Kane in action for England in October 2017
Jan Vertonghen: 'Harry Kane one of world's best strikers'
Tottenham Hotspur and Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen admits that he is not looking forward to the prospect of facing clubmate Harry Kane at this summer's World Cup.
Mar 25, 20:21
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
Jan Vertonghen: 'Belgium aiming for World Cup semi-finals'
Belgium centre-back Jan Vertonghen reveals that his side are aiming to reach at least the semi-finals of this summer's World Cup in Russia.
Mar 25, 19:51
Toby Alderweireld in action for Tottenham Hotspur in November 2017
Jan Vertonghen calm about Toby Alderweireld future
Jan Vertonghen remains calm about the future of Tottenham Hotspur and Belgium teammate Toby Alderweireld, who has been linked with a departure from North London.
Mar 25, 09:30
Tottenham Hotspur's Jan Vertonghen during the Premier League match against Bournemouth on April 15, 2017
Jan Vertonghen: 'Tottenham Hotspur will have FA Cup advantage at Wembley'
Jan Vertonghen believes that Tottenham Hotspur will have an advantage in the FA Cup, with the semi-finals being staged at their temporary Wembley home.
Mar 18, 16:19
Lucas Moura in action for Tottenham Hotspur during their FA Cup fifth round clash with Rochdale at Spotland Stadium on February 18, 2017
Team News: Lucas Moura starts for Tottenham Hotspur
Lucas Moura starts for Tottenham Hotspur in their FA Cup tie against Swansea City.
Mar 17, 11:19
Tottenham Hotspur's Jan Vertonghen unties his shoelaces following the Europa League match against Gent on February 23, 2017
Jan Vertonghen rejects Giorgio Chiellini claims
Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen insists that the club's current crop have what it takes to win major honours, contrary to claims by Giorgio Chiellini.
Mar 11, 09:56
Mauricio Pochettino keeps it casual during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Bournemouth on October 14, 2017
Tottenham Hotspur considering bid for Stuttgart defender Benjamin Pavard?
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly considering making an approach for Stuttgart defender Benjamin Pavard during the summer transfer window.
Mar 8, 16:35
Gonzalo Higuain of Juventus scores their first and equalising goal against Tottenham Hotspur on March 7, 2018
Result: Tottenham Hotspur squander lead to crash out against Juventus
Tottenham Hotspur lose 2-1 to Juventus on the night and 4-3 on aggregate to exit the Champions League at the last-16 stage.
Mar 7, 21:38
Mauricio Pochettino encourages his players during the Champions League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Borussia Dortmund on September 13, 2017
Team News: Son Heung-min given nod in Tottenham Hotspur XI
Son Heung-min retains his place in the Tottenham Hotspur starting lineup for the second leg of the club's Champions League last-16 tie with Juventus.
Mar 7, 18:45
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
Lazio 'considering surprise move for Jan Vertonghen'
Lazio are eyeing up a summer swoop for Tottenham Hotspur centre-back Jan Vertonghen, according to a report in Italy.
Mar 6, 15:38
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
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Juventus - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Tottenham's Champions League last-16 second-leg tie against Juventus.
Mar 6, 13:04
Tottenham Hotspur's Jan Vertonghen unties his shoelaces following the Europa League match against Gent on February 23, 2017
Jan Vertonghen hails Tottenham Hotspur defensive record
Tottenham Hotspur centre-back Jan Vertonghen reserves special praise for his side's recent defensive performances following their 2-0 win over Huddersfield Town.
Mar 4, 15:36
Toby Alderweireld in action for Tottenham Hotspur in November 2017
Tottenham Hotspur 'eye Jonathan Tah as Toby Alderweireld replacement'
Tottenham Hotspur reportedly identify Bayer Leverkusen defender Jonathan Tah as a possible replacement for Toby Alderweireld.
Mar 4, 15:26
Son Heung-min celebrates doubling his side's advantage during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool on October 22, 201
Result: Son Heung-min's Tottenham Hotspur double downs Huddersfield Town
Son Heung-min scores once in each half to secure Tottenham Hotspur a 2-0 home win over Huddersfield Town which opens up a gap on their top-four rivals.
Mar 3, 16:58
Jan Vertonghen and Manolo Gabbiadini in action during the Premier League game between Southampton and Tottenham Hotspur on January 21, 2018
Team News: Jan Vertonghen returns for Tottenham Hotspur
Jan Vertonghen returns to the Tottenham Hotspur team for Saturday's Premier League clash against Huddersfield Town.
Mar 3, 14:03
Harry Kane in action during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal on February 10, 2018
Live Commentary: Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Huddersfield Town - as it happened
Relive how Tottenham Hotspur knocked off Huddersfield Town courtesy of a double from Son Heung-min, via Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates from Wembley.
Mar 3, 14:00
Toby Alderweireld in action for Tottenham Hotspur in November 2017
Tottenham Hotspur defender Toby Alderweireld likely to miss Juventus clash
Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino says that Toby Alderweireld is unlikely to be available until after the club's Champions League fixture with Juventus next week.
Mar 2, 17:10
Tottenham Hotspur 'readying new deal for Son Heung-min'
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly planning to offer a new contract to South Korean international Son Heung-min.
Mar 2, 13:23
Fernando Llorente celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Tottenham Hotspur on January 2, 2018
Mauricio Pochettino to continue rotation policy for Rochdale replay
Mauricio Pochettino says that he will rotate his squad for Wednesday's meeting with Rochdale ahead of key games against Huddersfield Town and Juventus.
Feb 27, 16:57

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