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Jan Vertonghen

26-Year-Old Defender     Tottenham  Premier


Belgium

STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Ankle    EST. RETURN:  4/26/2014
Birthdate:  April 24, 1987    Birthplace:  Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
Nationality:  Belgium    Height:  6' 2"    Weight:  174 lbs    

April 4, 2014    Jan Vertonghen News

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Vertonghen (ankle) has been ruled out of Monday's match against Sunderland, Tottenham's official web site reports.

Vertonghen picked up the injury against Liverpool last Sunday and had to come off after just 23 minutes. He'll miss a great clean sheet opportunity, and his next opportunity to play comes April 12 against West Ham.

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Jan Vertonghen: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

March 31, 2014

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Vertonghen picked up a knee injury during Sunday's loss at Liverpool and he will be assessed in the coming days, the Tottenham Journal reports.

Tottenham don't play again until the following Monday, giving Vertonghen a little extra time to recover. It would be good news for fantasy owners, as Spurs will host Sunderland in gameweek 33.

February 25, 2014

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Vertonghen would not deny that he would leave Tottenham if the team doesn't qualify for the Champions League, reports Sky Sports.

Vertonghen clearly wants to be playing in the Champions League, and should Tottenham not qualify this season, he did not say he wouldn't leave. The squad is six points behind Liverpool, who currently hold fourth place in the league.

February 1, 2014

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Vertonghen (ankle) is in the starting XI for Saturday's Premier League match against Hull City.

There was some speculation that Vertonghen was going to return for last Wednesday's match against Manchester City, but he wasn't deemed fit enough at that point. He's back to fitness and ready to be deployed for fantasy owners.

January 17, 2014

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Vertonghen (ankle) has returned to training, and may be able to make his Premier League return against Manchester City on January 29, according to the Tottenham & Wood Green Journal.

There was speculation that Vertonghen would be available for this weekend's match against Swansea, but manager Tim Sherwood confirmed Friday that his defender is not quite ready yet.

January 1, 2014

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Vertonghen (ankle) started light running during training Tuesday, the Daily Mail reports.

Vertonghen missed most of December with his ankle injury, and he could return sometime in January. Spurs have been playing well of late and Vertonghen could be a huge boost.

December 10, 2013

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Vertonghen is expected to have additional tests on his injured ankle and there is concern that the injury could hold him out for a month, according to The Guardian.

Vertonghen suffered his injury last week against Fulham, forcing him to miss out on last weekend's match against Sunderland. With a timeframe of a month, he could miss out on this weekend's Premier League match against Liverpool, a Capital One Cup match with West Ham, plus potentially matches against Manchester United and Arsenal, a brutal spell for Tottenham without one of their best players. Etienne Capoue could continue to fill in at centerback, with Younes Kaboul (groin) still sidelined.

December 6, 2013

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Vertonghen (ankle) has been ruled out for Saturday's Premier League match against Sunderland.

Vertonghen injured his ankle in Wednesday's match against Fulham and an initial MRI confirmed an injury severe enough to miss this weekend's match. It's unclear when he'll be able to return, especially with Tottenham's history of fogginess about injuries (see Rose, Danny).