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Vertonghen Gives Recovery Timeline
Friday, Feb. 19
"I'm out of the brace now and I can walk again so I improve every day," Vertonghen told the Spurs website (via Matthew Rogerson of Goal.com). "It's hard work and it will take time."
"I'm aiming to be back around the international break [at the end of March] and I want to be part of the team and help however I can."
Vertonghen Provides Vital Presence in Spurs Defence
Vertonghen is enjoying an exceptional 2015-16 campaign. Paired with compatriot Toby Alderweireld, the 28-year-old has anchored Tottenham's defence all season long, making 23 Premier League starts, per WhoScored.com.
Kevin Wimmer has impressed as the Belgian's replacement so far, offering a powerful presence at the back for head coach Mauricio Pochettino, who will be confident his side can win silverware this year.