Jan Vertonghen is of the belief that he will need a long vacation following his debut Premier League season.

The Belgian defender joined Tottenham from Ajax in the summer and although he is thrilled to playing in England's top flight, he now knows very well just how tough the competition is.

"I love it [in the Premier League], it's a great ambience - it's just a shame that we have to struggle in every game until the last minute," Vertonghen told London 24.

"I think at the end of the year I will need a good vacation! But I love it here, the atmosphere is amazing. These are the best players in the world and we have an amazing team so I'm very happy I made this decision."

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