Tottenham fans respond to Alderweireld's brilliant Vertonghen tweet

Toby Alderweireld of Belgium in action during the International Friendly match between Belgium and Czech Republic at Stade Roi Baudouis on June 5, 2017 in Brussels, Belgium.

Tottenham fans do not want to see star duo split up.

Japan's forward Yuya Osako (R) vies with Belgium's defender Toby Alderweireld during the Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between Belgium and Japan at the Rostov Arena in...

Tottenham Hotspur defender Toby Alderweireld is living his World Cup dream with Belgium.

He is into the quarter-finals after a 3-2 victory over Japan in the last 16.

Teammate Vertonghen scored the goal to spark Belgium's comeback, and he is rightly being hailed as a hero.

Jan Vertonghen of Belgium celebrates after scoring his team's first goaduring the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Round of 16 match between Belgium and Japan at Rostov Arena on July 2, 2018 in...

Alderweireld appreciated Vertonghen's contribution, and posted a photo on Twitter of the pair celebrating, showing what a special bond they shared.

Alderweireld's message prompted many a Tottenham fan to smile, and hope that the pair can continue together at the club next season.

His future at the club is unclear, and The Express report Manchester United are bookies favourites to win his signature.

Toby Alderweireld of Tottenham Hotspur (R) with Jan Vertonghen celebrates as he scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester...

The hope from Spurs fans is that playing alongside Vertonghen for Belgium will strengthen his resolve to stay, after an injury interrupted 2017/18 season.

Here is a look at how Tottenham fans responded to Alderweireld's message...

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