LONDON: Tottenham supervisor Jose Mourinho hopes Jan Vertonghen and Christian Eriksen will observe Toby Alderweireld’s result in lengthen their stays at Spurs past the tip of the season.
Alderweireld ended long-running hypothesis over his future by signing a brand new contract until 2023 on Friday (Dec 20).
Vertonghen and Eriksen have simply over six months left on their offers.
“After I arrived, we had three high gamers probably leaving, now we’ve two high gamers probably leaving,” Mourinho informed Sky Sports activities.
“If I used to be Jan or Christian, I might keep.
“They’ve been right here for such a very long time, they’re residing the lifetime of the membership previously 4, 5 years, the transition from White Hart Lane to one of the best stadium on the planet.
“The views of the long run, the imaginative and prescient of the membership, if I used to be them, I might say I need to be a part of the subsequent factor.”
Alderweireld and Vertonghen have remained regulars since Mourinho took cost a month in the past, however Eriksen has began simply as soon as, in a useless rubber Champions League tie at Bayern Munich.
“The one factor I’ll say about Christian is that I would like him to signal a brand new contract,” added Mourinho.
“Crucial factor is what Toby mentioned. ‘I could not be happier wherever else’. That’s unbelievable.
“It helps that since I’ve arrived he is performed each minute of each sport, most likely. He most likely looks like he’ll play underneath me, he’ll be first selection, and possibly that helps.”