Tottenham dealt blow as scan reveals Vertonghen injury

Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after it was confirmed he sustained knee ligament damage in his side's comeback victory at Crystal Palace on Sunday (AEDT).

Jan Vertonghen

Jan Vertonghen was injured in Tottenham's win over Crystal Palace. (AAP) Source: AAP

Vertonghen, an ever-present for Mauricio Pochettino's side this season, fell awkwardly after a challenge by Connor Wickham and was later substituted.

The defender left Selhurst Park on crutches and, after undergoing a scan, has now been ruled out for the foreseeable future.

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Published 26 January 2016 at 8:58pm
Source: PA Sport