Vertonghen’s black eye needs urgent treatment as Spurs suffer injury woe at Brighton

first_imgHugo Lloris suffered a horror elbow injury while falling into his goal in the first couple of minutes.Not only did the goalkeeper require oxygen as he was stretchered off, Maupay mopped up the rebound to put the hosts ahead.Spurs are already without Ryan Sessegnon and Giovani Lo Celso due to injury problems with crucial ties versus Red Star Belgrade, Liverpool and Everton on the horizon.Christian Eriksen blasts rumours Spurs team-mate Jan Vertonghen slept with his girlfriend and sparked dressing-room bust-up with Harry Kane TOTTENHAM defender Jan Vertonghen suffered yet more black eye ignominy with a fresh smack to the face against Brighton on Saturday.After picking up a shiner in training – not, as some thought, relating to a bizarre affair allegation – the Belgian required treatment again at the AmEx.2 Jan Vertonghen’s bruise was visible as physios treated the player2 Brighton’s Neal Maupay was also left dazed by the knockCredit: AFP or licensorsA clash of heads with Neal Maupay early on in the lunchtime kick-off left Vertonghen clutching his face.And TV cameras picked up the nasty looking bruise as Tottenham physios attended to it.Only days earlier, the centre-back was given a black eye in an innocent training ground incident.Christian Eriksen had accidentally collided with Vertonghen and rumours emerged that it was actually the result of a bust-up over alleged infidelity between the defender and Eriksen’s wife Sabrina Kvist.That notion was instantly dismissed by the Dane, who tweeted that it was “bulls**t”.Luckily for Spurs, Vertonghen continued after treatment as their injury woes mounted in Brighton.Latest Football newsSILVA’S GOLDEN GIRLModel Ines Tomaz has been helping Bernardo Silva through quarantineGossipCROWD RETURNFA Cup final ‘may see 20,000 at Wembley in trial allowing some fans at games’CommentPHIL THOMASDiving and whining was never a good look and will seem worse after lockdownExclusive’I’M IN A BAD WAY’Ex-England star Kenny Sansom talks for first time since being attackedExclusiveBOURNE AGAINHowe says Cherries are stronger after lockdown with FIVE fit-again starsExclusiveSWAN THAT GOT AWAYSwansea wanted £3m Davies three years ago but couldn’t get work permitNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticBAYERN 5 DUSSELDORF 0Lewa bags two as Bayern thump rivals to close on 8th straight titlelast_img read more