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Friday 15 December 2017

Jan ready for battle

Jan Vertonghen.
Jan Vertonghen.

Tottenham's Jan Vertonghen is preparing for a scrap against Andy Carroll today - and he insists he is not afraid of the West Ham striker.

Carroll made his second start at West Brom last weekend since returning from five months out with a groin injury and is set to lead the Hammers line again at the London Stadium.

West Ham have got the better of Spurs in this fixture for the last two seasons running and Carroll could be key to them pulling off another derby victory. Vertonghen  "He's a great striker, very difficult to play against but I think our defence have shown we can play against every type of striker so I'm not afraid," Vertonghen said. "He's a very big guy. He's a fighter. He's very strong in the air and I think he fits the game that West Ham wants to play."

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