Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen leaves Johan Cruyff Arena in protective boot, raising fears he could miss Champions League final
- Jan Vertonghen has emerged as a doubt for the Champions League final in June
- The defender was spotted leaving the Johan Cruyff Arena in a protective boot
- He did not join his team-mates on the pitch after the game to celebrate with fans
Jan Vertonghen could be a serious doubt for the Champions League final after he was spotted leaving the Johan Cruyff Arena in a protective boot on Wednesday night.
The defender played the full 90 minutes as Tottenham fought back to secure a remarkable victory against Ajax and book their place for the June 1 showdown in Madrid.
However, according to HLN, the Belgium international did not join the rest of his team-mates as they re-emerged after the full-time whistle to celebrate with in front of supporters on the pitch.
Jan Vertonghen left the Johan Cruyff Arena in a protective boot after Wednesday’s match
He was also ushered out of a back exit, instead of passing through the mixed zone – as is mandatory for European fixtures.
And footage captured by the Belgian media outlet showed Vertonghen getting on the team bus with a protective boot on his right foot.
Tottenham are waiting to examine the ankle injury fully and the player will undergo a scan before they comment on the extent of the problem.