Jan Vertonghen sends message to Belgium fans on Twitter after disappointing defeat

Jan Vertonghen

The Tottenham Hotspur defender has reacted to his country's loss to Wales on social media.

Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen has promised Belgium fans his country's national side will 'bounce back' after their disappointing defeat to Wales.

It was a former Spurs star in Gareth Bale that put Vertonghen's men to the sword as the Welsh beat Belgium 1-0 at the Cardiff City Stadium on Friday night.

And Wales now sit top of Group B in the qualifying tables for Euro 2016, leaving Belgium three points behind in second.

But Vertonghen, the only Tottenham star involved against Wales (Nacer Chadli and Mousa Dembele were on the bench) has taken to Twitter to promise his nation's supporters that the Belgians will be back.

From a personal perspective, the 28-year-old will no enjoy a 'small break' before focusing on pre-season preparations with Spurs.

Vertonghen endured a disappointing season with Tottenham in the Premier League last term, not producing his best and failing to use his experience to organise his back four.

The Belgian is still the north London side's best defender and a footballer with plenty of ability. The problem, though, lies in putting that ability to use - and showing the requisite leadership as one of Spurs' most senior players.

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