Jan Vertonghen has left Tottenham Hotspur at the end of the 2019/20 Premier League season.
Tottenham officially confirmed Vertonghen and Michel Vorm have walked away following the conclusion of the campaign, while they released six academy players at the same time.
Vertonghen, 33, announced he would be leaving north London after he agreed to extend his contract for the remainder of the season.
Many Spurs supporters have taken to social media to wish him all the best, but their mood may take a turn for the worse if he joins a Premier League rival this summer.
Recent reports revealed Manchester City have emerged as ‘shock’ suitors as Pep Guardiola will try to persuade him to move to the Etihad instead.
Fans would have every right to feel aggrieved if the Belgian ended up at the Etihad, as he has been a loyal servant for the club for many years. Rest assured that won’t be happening anytime soon, as Voetbal24 claims he will reject any transfer offers from City or any other Premier League club for that matter.
According to reports from Belgium, he has his heart set on a move to Italy, amid interest from Serie A sides including Napoli, Inter Milan and AS Roma. However, his focus is entirely on Fiorentina, which is his first-choice destination.
The defender reportedly wants to live in the city of Florence which explains Vertonghen’s interest in La Viola.
He was a firm favourite of former Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino, although he was pushed aside by his successor Jose Mourinho, so it was hardly surprising he was an unused substitute during the 1-1 draw at Crystal Palace last weekend.
The seasoned veteran has attracted attention from all over the world, as he is considering an offer from Real Betis as well, and seems destined to move overseas.
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