At the start of the season, Tottenham Hotspur had Jan Vertonghen, Toby Alderweireld and Christian Eriksen in the final year of their contracts.

Spurs sold the Denmark international to Inter Milan in January, while Alderweireld committed his future by signing a new deal. However, his compatriot hasn’t been offered an extension so far.

The north London club managed a 3-2 victory over Southampton in the FA Cup replay and José Mourinho took Vertonghen off in the 54th minute.

He appeared to be disappointed with his substitution and the Portuguese tactician also stressed there’s no need for him to talk to the defender.

Since then, there have been suggestions that Vertonghen could leave Tottenham after the end of the season as a free agent. However, his agent Tom De Mul spoke to Het Laatste Nieuws and stressed the player is happy with the Premier League side.

“It is difficult for Jan to hide that, but that’s just the way he is. He is still very happy with Tottenham and feels great in London. Jan has expanded his life there. There is no question that he will let it go,” De Mul explained.

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Regarding Vertonghen’s substitution against Southampton, De Mul said: “Jan was just disappointed at the time of his replacement. About his performance, about that of the team. He still wants to achieve great results with Spurs after a difficult start.

“He is 32, but he is still so ambitious. He still wants so much. For example, the European championship is a top priority. That’s the good thing about him. He wants to play as long as possible at the highest level in a top competition…. He still has a lot of hunger.”

With Vertonghen’s representative making it clear the Belgian is happy with his life in London, it remains to be seen if Tottenham will offer a new contract to the centre-back.