Tottenham star Jan Vertonghen leaves Ajax stadium on crutches after incredible Champions League comeback

first_img Comment Tottenham star Jan Vertonghen leaves Ajax stadium on crutches after incredible Champions League comeback Advertisement Jan Vertonghen left the Johan Cruijff ArenA on crutches after Tottenham’s Champions League win over Ajax (Picture: HLN)Tottenham star Jan Vertonghen faces a race to be fit in time for next month’s Champions League final after he was pictured leaving the Johan Cruijff ArenA on crutches.Mauricio Pochettino’s side booked their place in Madrid at Ajax’s expense after a stunning comeback, capped by Lucas Moura’s dramatic 96th minute goal which sparked incredible celebrations among disbelieving Spurs fans, players and staff alike.Vertonghen, a former Ajax player, according to HLN, suffered an ankle ligament injury during the first half and left the stadium on crutches as a precaution.Spurs face Everton on the final day of the domestic season where only a defeat, an Arsenal victory over Burnley and an eight-goal swing would prevent them from finishing in the top four.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City Pochettino reacts to stunning Spurs comeback against AjaxTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 13:24FullscreenPochettino reacts to stunning Spurs comeback against Ajaxhttps://metro.co.uk/video/pochettino-reacts-stunning-spurs-comeback-against-ajax-1921690/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Belgium international Vertonghen has been a cornerstone of Tottenham’s defence this season alongside compatriot Toby Alderweireld, and would have been a certain starter against Liverpool in three weeks’ time.On a brighter note, Harry Kane appears to be winning his fitness battle after he was seen running onto the pitch unhindered to join in the post-match celebrations, having missed the last month with an ankle injury.‘Hopefully,’ he told BT Sport when asked if he’d be back for the final. ‘Rehab is going well so far.‘I start straight line running this week. That’s why I was okay to straight line run today, I didn’t want to cut any corners.‘We’ll just see. So far, so good. If it carries on like it should, I’d hope to be. There’s still a few weeks to go.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenalcenter_img Metro Sport ReporterThursday 9 May 2019 12:41 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Advertisementlast_img

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