Jan Vertonghen’s comments to Tottenham Hotspur’s official Twitter account after his side’s 3-1 win over Aston Villa suggest that he is planning a long-term stay at White Hart Lane.
Vertonghen has been linked with the likes of Barcelona, in the Guardian, in recent transfers windows, but he seems to have ruled out any possibility of a move away from the Lilywhites.
The Belgian defender played his 100th match for Spurs in the Premier League against Villa, and he has immediately set his sights on doubling that appearance tally.
Vertonghen’s desire to stay with Spurs is certainly good news for the club, as he plays such a key role for them.
The 28-year-old centre-half has been back to his best this season, and he capped his 100th appearance for Spurs in style, by putting in a commanding display against Villa.
Spurs’ 3-1 win lifted Mauricio Pochettino’s men up to fifth in the Premier League table, and their defensive record has been one of the main reasons for their impressive start.
The Lilywhites have conceded just nine times over the course of the campaign so far, and that has helped them to go unbeaten through their last 10 league matches.