Internazionale are showing an interest in signing Jan Vertonghen, as has been reported by The Guardian.
Having been told that the 32-year-old will not be sold during the January transfer, Inter are now hoping to make a pre-contract agreement with the Belgium international at the break of the New Year, ahead of a free transfer in the summer:
[CalcioMercato] | Inter Milan want to sign Tottenham Hotspur centre-back Jan Vertonghen on a pre-contract in January ahead of a free transfer in the summer.
— Ricky Sacks (@RickSpur) October 29, 2019
However, many Spurs fans are feeling that he should be allowed to leave as soon as possible, with it looking as though the club will need a new dawn soon anyway.
With Toby Alderweireld’s contract also coming to an end in the summer, as per Transfermarkt, Spurs will likely need to start their rebuild with the defence.
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The Telegraph have reported that the North London club could move for Joe Gomez, with the feeling seeming to be that fresher talent such as the 22-year-old would be more useful than the ageing Vertonghen and Alderweireld.
A selection of Twitter reaction to the report, including posts from decisive Spurs fans, can be seen below:
I love Super Jan but it’s time he moves on.
— Coys888 (@C0YS888) October 29, 2019
Let him go
— #HireAGraduate (@IamLesson) October 29, 2019
— FMC (@fm_carv) October 29, 2019
Sell him In January
— rob_spurs (@spurs_rob) October 29, 2019
Not the same player now. I would sell him.
— Julian (@JulianSpalter) October 30, 2019
Jan and Toby are now too slow for us to consistently compete. We need faster more mobile defenders to progress.
— Rob Weston (@RobTheWeston) October 29, 2019
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