Alderweireld ignoring contract talk

first_imgTransfers Man City and Chelsea target Alderweireld not focusing on contract situation at Tottenham Rob Lancaster Last updated 2 years ago 19:35 15/9/2017 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) tobyalderweireld - cropped Getty Images Transfers Chelsea Manchester City Tottenham Hotspur Premier League There may be speculation around his Spurs future but the Belgium defender is solely focused on his performances on the pitch Toby Alderweireld just wants to help Tottenham win trophies as he leaves negotiations over a new contract in the hands of his representatives.Spurs 11/1 to win PLThe Belgian defender’s current deal with the Premier League club expires in 2019 and although Spurs can trigger a one-year extension, such a move would reportedly allow one of their key men to leave for just €25million (£22m). Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Stijn Francis, the player’s agent, stated at the start of September that his client deserves “a correct contract” or a move away from the club.A relaxed Alderweireld, however, won’t allow any uncertainty over his long-term future in London to affect his performances on the field.”I am trying to focus on the pitch, trying to help the team, give my quality on the field – that’s important and the rest will come,” he told talkSPORT.”I have my father and my agent who are sorting out that kind of thing.”Me, I am here to play football, to win things with Spurs and to give my best for the team.”I did that from day one and I will do it now as well.”Manchester City and Chelsea have both been strongly linked with Alderweireld as speculation over his long-term future at Spurs rumbles on.last_img read more