Vertonghen opens up on his contract future as he reveals multiple possible options

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Dom Le Roy

The future of Tottenham Hotspur star, Jan Vertonghen, remain unclear beyond this summer as his contract ticks down towards a close.

The Belgian is set to become a free agent at the end of this season if he and Tottenham do not come to an agreement over a new contract or an extension on his existing deal.

It was reported by Football Insider earlier this month that Tottenham failed to offload Vertonghen in January when he still had six months left on his contract.

Ajax and Inter Milan were apparently interested in signing the experienced centre-back but were not willing to pay the £12m Spurs wanted for him.

Vertonghen joined Spurs back in 2012 and has since pulled on the Lilywhite jersey 311 times, scoring 12 goals across eight seasons (Wikipedia).

The man himself has now revealed that he must now weigh up his options, including the pros and cons of each, with regards to his future.

He said ( Sporza – as translated by Sport Witness): “I’m in a process right now that I have to grab a piece of paper and write down the pros and cons of the options I will have soon. I will really have to decide what I want in my career. In three to four years, I will normally return to the place where I will likely settle down.

“I have to start thinking about where I still want to live, what language I want to learn, what culture I still want to live in. And also very importantly: which competitions and prizes I still want to win. I don’t want to regret anything in my career.”

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