Three reasons Spurs fans should be worried about what Alderweireld has said
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It may be naivety or simply blindness that Tottenham Hotspur have allowed a situation like this to unfold, where arguably one of the best centre-backs the Premier League has seen in recent years is allowed to see his contract run down to its final season.
The defender made an instant impact on the Spurs backline upon his arrival, playing every game of the league season on way to a return to a top four finish, missing out on the title as Leicester City’s rags to riches story came out on top.
Why then would the club let a player that made such an impact leave for free, or even risk a low-fee move, on the back of a lesser involved campaign when injury ruled him out for 129 days and 29 matches?
Speaking to the media while on international duty, Alderweireld stated: “Honestly, I am absolutely not thinking about it [no new contract] at the moment.
“I feel good, play a lot right now and, therefore, am happy. We shall see.”