Tottenham Defender Jan Vertonghen Linked With Shock White Hart Lane Exit

White Hart Lane star announces arrival in Italy.

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Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen has sparked speculation that he may be about to leave White Hart Lane following the posting of a twitter message from Florence according to Sports Direct News.

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The 26 year old tweeted “Touchdown Florence” which set the Italian press into overdrive, speculating that the Belgian international could be heading for Fiorentina or Napoli.

Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood is unlikely to be looking to offload the club’s most consistent defensive option so many are of the belief that Vertonghen was merely announcing his arrival in Italy as part of his recovery from injury or indeed simply stating his destination as part of a possible holiday.

The former Ajax man will of course have been very aware that such a Tweet would lead to such speculation so one wonders if he may receive some censure from the North London club on the matter.

Vertonghen had an accomplished first season at Tottenham last term, making 49 appearances in all competitions, though he has been out since early December with an ankle injury but perhaps tellingly Spurs have lost just once in eight Premier League matches without the adaptable defender.

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