Mauricio Pochettino admits the ankle injury sustained by Jan Vertonghen during the comfortable 4-0 win over West Brom "looks bad" although the full extent of the problem won’t be known for another 24-48 hours.
Tottenham have agreed to terms with Jan Vertonghen which will see the center back remaining with the club for another three years.
Mauricio Pochettino stated that he has no intention of signing a new center back ahead of the coming season for Tottenham.
Belgium have been dealt a blow in defense ahead of their quarterfinal match with Wales as Jan Vertonghen has picked up an ankle injury in training and could miss up to eight weeks.
Jan Vertonghen could play a part in Tottenham's clash with Manchester United this weekend, though Mauricio Pochettino has stated the center back still needs to be assessed.
Jan Vertonghen stated through Tottenaham's official website that he aims to return during the next international break which occurs prior to Week 32, a round that is to be played on April 2nd.
Spurs were dealt a massive blow after scans revealed defender Jan Vertonghen suffered ligament damage to his MCL that will rule him out for the coming months.
Jan Vertonghen had a tough afternoon at Selhurst Park yesterday, responsible for an own goal and then having to limp off on 75 minutes with a knee injury.
Tottenham will have plenty of Belgian representation when they travel to Brussels Thursday night to take on R.S.C. Anderlecht.
Reports indicate that Tottenham and Liverpool will look to outbid the other in the race to sign Barcelona center back Marc Bartra.
Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen is close to agreeing a new contract after 'positive' talks with the club, his agent has told Sky Sports.
Jan Vertonghen insists he wants to remain with Tottenham and has confirmed he has been offered a new five-year contract to remain with the north London club.
Tottenham have turned their attentions to tying Jan Vertonghen to a new contract.
Jan Vertonghen's agent has revealed the defender could quit Tottenham this summer.