Tottenham have told Barcelona to forget about defender Jan Vertonghen.

The Mirror says the Spanish champions are said to have targeted the 26-year-old after being warned off David Luiz by Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho and off Thiago Silva by French champions Paris Saint-Germain.

But Spurs have rejected claims of a bid by Barca, also linked with Liverpool centre-back Daniel Agger, and insisted Vertonghen is staying.

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