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Tottenham star “devastated” after sustaining long-term injury

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Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen is “devastated” with his hamstring injury and will be out till December.

The Belgian picked up the problem in our win over Huddersfield and is not part of the national squad for the international break.

Vertonghen’s teammate, Toby Alderweireld, was quoted by Sky Sports as saying:

“He is devastated he can’t play but will try to come back as quickly as possible.

“If you’re injured it’s always mentally hard. He will get through this and become stronger.”

A statement from the club claimed that the Belgian defender had responded well to initial treatment.

“Jan Vertonghen sustained a hamstring injury against Huddersfield Town on 29 September, which has been monitored closely over the past 12 days.

“Further investigation has shown a good initial response to rehabilitation. The Belgium international defender will now continue his recovery with a view to returning to full training by December.”

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The centre-back is one of the best defenders in the world, and losing him for a couple of months will be a big blow to the side.

Tottenham play some important games before December. We face West Ham, Manchester City, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Crystal Palace and Chelsea in the Premier League. While we have crucial games against PSV and Inter Milan in the Champions League.

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Vertonghen also faces a race against time to be fit for the clash against Arsenal, which is scheduled at the start of December.

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“It feels like our second home” – Tottenham star unsure about staying at Wembley for the rest of the season

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Christian Eriksen has claimed that Wembley is like a second home for Tottenham, and isn’t sure if we will stay at the stadium for the rest of the season.

Tottenham’s new ground won’t be ready this year and Daniel Levy confirmed we would be sticking to Wembley till 2019.

The club also moved to strike a deal to keep playing at Wembley till our home is completed, and Eriksen was quoted by the Sun saying:

“I don’t know if we are going to stay at Wembley for the rest of the season.

“We are happy at Wembley for more than a year now and it feels like our second home.”

The Dane added that the players couldn’t wait to play at the new ground but wanted the stadium to be perfect before the team move in.

The former Ajax star added that the professionals would be working hard to get the stadium done and the players have to concentrate on their job too.

Tottenham are fourth in the Premier League and are five points behind Manchester City, who lead the table.

Our next game is going to be a real battle as we face undefeated Chelsea. The Blues are just a point ahead of us in the Premier League, and a win will put us back in the race for the title.

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Eriksen hasn’t been at his best for Spurs this season, however, a game against our rivals should be enough motivation for all the players involved.

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(Video) Tottenham fan shares clips of new stadium’s interiors and more

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Tottenham’s new stadium is inching closer to completion and we are receiving clips and pictures from various sources.

We saw Lord Alan Sugar tweet about the ground being one of the best in the world recently, and another Twitter user, AdamJ_COYS shared a number of clips of the stadium’s interior.

One of the most striking videos saw the Spurs fan capture the NFL home team and Tottenham dressing rooms.

The NFL changing rooms even have the league’s logo emblazoned on a number of areas, and we caught a glimpse of some other workers taking a snap too.

Of course, it wouldn’t be a Tottenham stadium video unless we saw what the pitch looked like and the user even captured some of the seating areas which look close to completion.

The Spurs shop is one of the biggest attractions in the new ground and a video of the same was posted as well.

Tottenham’s stadium is set to be one of the best in the world but we will have to wait a little longer before any of the matches are played in the ground.

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Spurs are set to remain at Wembley till the end of the year, and we are to get an update on the new ground sometime in December.

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(Video) Tottenham’s new stadium captured in fantastic overhead video

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Tottenham will play their remaining home games of 2018 in Wembley but consturction of our new stadium seems to be chugging along. A new video showcases the exterior of the stadium, and it does seem close to completion.

There is some work to be done in the outer section of the ground, but the roof panels seem to be installed in all the right places.

The stadium was expected to be ready by September to host Liverpool, however, the club have faced delays and Daniel Levy recently claimed that we would be staying at Wembley till the end of the year.

Further, the club have negotiated a deal to play at Wembley till the new stadium is ready, and the club is expected to provide an update on the new ground in December.

The new home looks amazing, and it will be interesting to see which club we do face once the ground is ready.

White Hart Lane was a brilliant ground to play in, especially due to the vociferous backing of the Spurs faithful.

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Tottenham are doing their bit to keep our new stadium as close to the old Spurs experience as possible with the club even installing a Golden Cockerel in the new ground.

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