The centre-back has recovered well from his recent injury.
Tottenham's Jan Vertonghen
The Belgian international suffered ligament damage while on duty with his country at Euro 2016 and was expected to be out for a substantial period of time.
He has seemingly made a miraculous recovery and participated in a fast-paced session of one-touch passing earlier today:
Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) August 9, 2016
The 29-year old seems to be approaching full fitness and with four days left until Spurs travel to Goodison Park, he may just be ready in time for kick-off.
Tottenham have been without a natural left-sided centre-back for the bulk of pre-season, with Vertonghen injured and Kevin Wimmer mysteriously absent from the club’s most recent friendlies.
Tottenham's Kevin Wimmer reacts
The Austrian was seen sporting a black eye a few weeks ago after a training ground clash with Vincent Janssen – as reported by the Daily Mail – but that doesn’t seem like a sufficient reason for him to miss last Friday’s demolition of Inter Milan.
Juventus' Paulo Dybala in action with Tottenham's Cameron Carter Vickers
Academy graduate Cameron Carter-Vickers has filled the void over the summer, slotting in as the right-sided centre-back while Toby Alderweireld shifts across, but it would be a risk to throw him in at the deep end against the Toffees.
Deciding who partners Toby Alderweireld will likely be Mauricio Pochettino's biggest decision this week and he will need to make the right call if Spurs are to start the season well.
Who should start at centre-back for Spurs against Everton?