Spurs appear ready for life after Vertonghen by targeting another Premier League ace

first_img 2 Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Vertonghen injured his hamstring against Huddersfield at the end of September England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Most popular Premier League news shining Vertonghen, meanwhile, is one of the club’s most popular players, in addition to being one of the longest serving.The 31-year-old, who will be 32 in April, signed from Ajax in 2012 and has been ever present in the back line since.His current contract expires at the end of the season and in September explained the club may trigger a clause in the deal that would see him remain until 2020.“My contract is expiring at the end of the season, but Tottenham have an option to extend it with one year,” he said.“I think they will take up the option. We’ll see what happens.” Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars deals REVEALED Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? 2 silverware huge blow center_img REVEALED Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City Tottenham are targeting Nathan Ake in their search for a new centre-back.The club confirmed that Jan Vertonghen’s hamstring injury will keep him out of action until December and Ake, report The Sun, is thought to be valued at around £40million. The 23-year-old has impressed for Eddie Howe’s side so far this season and is also a full Dutch international.He moved to Chelsea’s academy from Feyenoord in 2011 at the age of 16 and, after loan spells at Reading, Norwich and Bournemouth, made the move to the south coast permanent, with the Cherries paying around £20m in 2017. Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card gameday cracker tense Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury REAL DEAL no dice Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January Ake has been at Bournemouth since his £20m move from Chelsea in 2017 Real Madrid ‘offer’ Isco to Chelsea in bid to ‘make room’ for Tottenham starlast_img read more