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Jan Vertonghen

29-Year-Old Defender     Tottenham Hotspur  Premier


Belgium

Birthdate:  April 24, 1987    Birthplace:  Sint-Niklaas, Belgium    Nationality:  Belgium    Height:  6' 2"    Weight:  174 lbs    Show ContractHide Contract

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Jan Vertonghen Contract Information:

Signed a four-year contract with Tottenham in July of 2012.

August 20, 2016    Jan Vertonghen News

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Vertonghen had 10 clearances, three interceptions and a tackle in Saturday's 1-0 win over Crystal Palace.

Another strong defensive performance for the veteran Belgian CB. Vertonghen remains a regular in one of the league's best defences, making him a solid week-to-week option. He's worth consideration, though not an automatic start next week against Liverpool.

Jan Vertonghen – Season Projections
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Season League Team Mins Goals Assists Shots SOT Pass Com. Acc. Cross Crosses Tckls Won Fouls Won
2016 Proj. Premier Tottenham Hotspur 2845 0 0 21 5 1939 2 7 43 21
Jan Vertonghen – Stats
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Season League Team Appear. Starts Min Goals Assists Shots SOG Cross Fl Drn Fl Com Tackles Int Blocks CS YC RC
2015 Premier Tottenham Hotspur 29 29 2595 0 0 12 2 2 21 16 48 67 19 9 5 0
2016 Premier Tottenham Hotspur 3 3 270 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 6 3 1 1 0

2016 Game Log   Jan Vertonghen
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Date League OPP ST MIN G A S SOG CRO FS FC TKL INT BLK CS PKG PKM YC RC
2016-8Aug 27 Premier LIV * 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2016-8Aug 20 Premier CRY * 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 1 0
2016-8Aug 13 Premier @EVE * 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0

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

August 13, 2016

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Vertonghen (ankle) is starting on Saturday against Everton.

Vertonghen injured his ankle during the European Championship, but extra preseason training sessions got him fit for the opener. The fantasy matchup is actually better than initially expected, as the Toffees will be without Romelu Lukaku and Seamus Coleman.

August 12, 2016

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Vertonghen (ankle) is fit for Saturday's match against Everton, manager Mauricio Pochettino said Thursday.

Vertonghen suffered his injury during the European Championship, but he's been putting in extra training sessions to get him ready for the season. Given his fitness, he's likely to start alongside Toby Alderweireld in the hope of slowing down a strong Everton attack.

June 30, 2016

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Vertonghen has been ruled out against Wales for Friday's quarterfinal matchup, Reuters reports.

Vertonghen's absence is a huge blow for the Belgium back line as the Red Devils will already be without Thomas Vermaelen who is serving a suspension for yellow-card accumulation. In terms of fantasy value, the 29-year-old Tottenham defender has launched 17 crosses into attacking areas during the Euros. Keep an eye out for youngster Jordan Lukaku to fill the open slot in the starting XI.

June 22, 2016

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Vertonghen put in four crosses and helped keep a clean sheet during Wednesday's 1-0 win over Sweden.

Belgium enjoyed most of the attacking play in Wedenesday's match, freeing up Vertonghen to get forward down the flank while spending minimal time defending. He has transitioned seamlessly to fullback at the international level because of his comfortability with the ball and has become a worthy fantasy play as a result. He should be a strong selection again in Sunday's second-round match versus Hungary.

June 18, 2016

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Vertonghen made two interceptions and put in five crosses during Saturday's 3-0 win over Ireland.

Despite shifting to fullback after playing in the center of defense at the club level this season, Vertonghen looks a natural fit on the outside and made an impact on both sides of the ball Saturday. He holds strong fantasy value as a capable attacker from the back on a strong team, and should continue as such in Wednesday's match versus Sweden.

May 16, 2016

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Vertonghen had one shot off target, one dribble and three clearances in Sunday's 5-1 season finale loss to Newcastle.

While the Spurs' defense was fairly active offensively trying to help the team mount a come back, they were all horrific on the defensive side of the ball. With the title out of their reach everybody put their guard down and conceded nine goals in the last three games with back-to-back losses at the end. Vertonghen will finish the season without any goals or assists, five yellow cards and nine clean sheets in 29 Premier League games.

April 19, 2016

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Vertonghen picked up a clean sheet and added one shot off target and three tackles in Monday's 4-0 dominant win over Stoke.

A very solid work for the center-half in only his second game after almost three-month injury lay-off. While he brings a lot of stability in the heart of the Spurs' defense, though, he doesn't have any goals or assists in 25 Premier League starts and along with four yellow cards he becomes one of the least appealing fantasy options in the Spurs' defense. Next up for him, though, is another good opportunity for a clean sheet when the Spurs are hosting the Baggies on Monday.