It was a shock but everyone’s OK, says Spurs’ Jan Vertonghen after knife raid

first_imgSPURS star Jan Vertonghen has spoken of his shock after armed raiders terrorised his family while he was on Champions League duty in Germany.Wife Sophie and their two children were at the £3million home when four men with machetes and knives burst in.5 Spurs’ Jan Vertonghen told the Sun of his shock after his wife and children were threatened with machetesCredit: PA:Empics SportThe masked gang fled with electrical goods on Tuesday evening.Vertonghen was an unused sub as Spurs crashed out 4-0 on aggregate to RB Leipzig.The Belgian defender, 32, told The Sun of the raid: “I’m OK. Obviously it’s a big shock for everyone.“The family are in shock but OK. It is what it is.”5 Jan’s wife Sophie and their two children were threatened with machetes during the raid on their £3million North London home5 Vertonghen was an unused sub for Tottennham’s Champions League clash against RB LeipzigCredit: Rex FeaturesAsked what was stolen, he said: “I’m sorry I can’t tell you. We want to keep it as private as we can.”It is believed Sophie complied with the robbers’ demands before they fled.The family’s four-storey home is in a quiet part of North London.A police investigation is under way but no arrests have been made yet.5 The Belgian defender, 32, said: ‘The family are in shock but OK’5 Neither Jan’s wife Sophie nor his children were injured in the raidA next-door neighbour said they had been informed of the raid.The woman, who did not wish to be named, added: “They are quite private.“I don’t think they’d want me talking.”most read in footballTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50’ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’ExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticA Met Police spokesman confirmed: “Police were called to a residential address on March 10 to report a burglary.“It was reported four men wearing balaclavas, armed with knives, had forced entry and stolen a number of items before leaving.“Nobody was injured. There have been no arrests made and our inquiries continue.”Jan Vertonghen parties with stunning Wag at Stormzy gig as fans stop to chant Tottenham star’s name GOT a news story? RING us on 0207 782 4104 or WHATSAPP on 07423720250 or EMAIL exclusive@the-sun.co.uklast_img read more