Tottenham have confirmed that they have exercised their right to trigger a one-year extension to Jan Vertonghen’s contract, tying the defender to the club until 2020.
The Belgium international’s deal was due to expire at the end of this season, but Spurs have moved to tie him down for a further 12 months.
The Club can confirm that we have activated the option to extend @JanVertonghen’s contract until 2020.
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) December 18, 2018
A statement on the Tottenham’s website read: “The club can confirm that we have activated the option to extend Jan Vertonghen’s contract until 2020.
“The Belgium international has made 264 appearances for the club since joining from Ajax in 2012.
“He was rewarded for his fine form last season with a place in the PFA Premier League Team of the Year and the One Hotspur members’ Player of the Season award.
“Jan also recently became the most capped player in Belgium’s history with 110 appearances for the Red Devils.”