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​Ex-Spurs star Jenas: Vertonghen, Alderweireld will sign, but Eriksen...

Former Tottenham star Jermaine Jenas believes that some of the club's contract rebels may renew their deals.

The likes of Christian Eriksen, Jan Vertonghen and Toby Alderweireld are out of contract in the summer.

Spurs could lose all three for nothing. But Jenas believes the two defenders, Alderweireld and Vertonghen, may renew now that Jose Mourinho is manager.

He told Express Sport about Mourinho taking the Spurs job: "One of the biggest question is: can Harry Kane play for Jose?

"I look at his past strikers. The likes of [Didier] Drogba, [Diego] Milito, [Romelu] Lukaku. He has always had creators around them. There are not many I fear in that Spurs forward line.

"But Harry will have to find something extra. He has been below par for Spurs since the start of the season. He might have to offer more than scoring a goal. More will be expected.

"Dele Alli will have to raise his game. He will love [Heung-min] Son to bits. He gets up and down the pitch and scores. Eric Dier will get back in favour all of a sudden. He can be rejuvenated.

"I think he will sort out the Vertonghen and Alderweireld situation. He loves experience. It makes sense not to spend there and look after them instead.

"I bet they'll sign new deals in the next six months. I think he might let Eriksen walk out of the door, thinking he doesn't desperately need him."

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