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24/02/2014 06:58 GMT | Updated 24/02/2014 06:59 GMT

Jan Vertonghen Could Leave Tottenham If Club Fail To Secure Champions League Spot

Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen has admitted he could leave White Hart Lane in the summer if the club fails to secure a Champions League spot.

Spurs are six points behind fourth place Liverpool following a 1-0 defeat at Norwich on Sunday, with a north London derby with Arsenal sandwiched between trips to Chelsea and Anfield next month.

And Vertonghen, who joined the club for £9.6 million from Ajax in 2012, has become the latest player to hint he will consider his future after Hugo Lloris suggested he could seek a move at the end of the campaign.

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Vertonghen signed for Spurs nearly two years ago

When asked about his future at Spurs, Vertonghen told the Telegraph: "Those are always difficult questions. What I want is to play in the Champions League with Tottenham, so, hopefully, I will get there this year.

"I don’t complain about anything. Let’s see after the end of the season and after the World Cup."

Capable of playing at left-back or as a defensive midfielder, Vertonghen's preferred position is in central defence and his potential availability could attract Manchester United. David Moyes is on the lookout for a left-back, a centre-back and two midfielders in the close season.

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