Tottenham release Jan Vertonghen and Michel Vorm

Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed that they have parted ways with defender Jan Vertonghen and goalkeeper Michel Vorm.

A statement on the club’s official website said, “The Club can confirm the departures of Jan Vertonghen and Michel Vorm following the conclusion of their contracts.”

“Signed from Ajax in 2012, defender Jan has served the Club with distinction for the past eight seasons, amassing 315 appearances for us in all competitions and scoring 14 goals.

“Belgium’s all-time record holder for the highest number of senior international appearances with 118 caps to his name, we thank Jan for his tremendous service and wish him every success in the future. He will always be a valued member of the Spurs family.

“Goalkeeper Michel departs having re-joined us for a second spell in our colours last October. Initially arriving from Swansea City in 2014, the Dutch international made 48 appearances in all competitions across his two stints with us. We wish him well for the future and, like Jan, he will always be welcome at Tottenham Hotspur.

“The Club can also confirm the departures of Development Squad players Rayan Clarke, Jonathan Dinzeyi, Tariq Hinds, Phoenix Patterson, Maxwell Statham and Maximus Tainio following the conclusion of their contracts. We wish them all the best in the next stage of their careers.”

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