Vertonghen 'could be out until New Year'

December 10, 2013
By ESPN staff and Ian Holyman, France Correspondent

Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen could miss the entire festive period due to an ankle injury, according to The Guardian.

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Vertonghen sustained the injury during Spurs’ 2-1 victory over Fulham last week and, although he tweeted that he hoped the injury was not too severe, the newspaper says an initial MRI scan suggested a ligament tear and a layoff of around four weeks.
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