Rafael van der Vaart
Rafael van der Vaart has scored seven goals in 16 Premier League appearances for Spurs this season. REUTERS

Rafael van der Vaart has pledged his future to Tottenham and revealed he has no intention of leaving White Hart Lane in January.

Dutch international van der Vaart is set to feature against West Bromwich Albion on Tuesday night, after Spurs were pegged back at Swansea on Saturday.

Tottenham spurned the opportunity to close the gap on the Premier League's top two as Scott Sinclair's late equaliser secured Swansea a well-earned point.

Van der Vaart scored Tottenham's only goal when he turned in Benoit Assou-Ekotto's deflected cross.

The Dutchman, who scored his first goal since October at the Liberty Stadium, has promised to remain at Tottenham beyond the transfer January transfer window; and help secure Champions League football for next season.

"It's not true that I could be leaving in January. Of course there are rumours when you are third in the table and you play good football," van der Vaart is quoted in the Daily Mirror.

"People are always going to look and they are interested in the players of Tottenham, but this season nobody wants to leave - we are close to something special.

"Of course I want to stay here. Everybody feels that we have a great team and it is really fun to play here - we have big players, experienced players and Harry is doing a great job."

The 28-year-old midfielder has had a rocky relationship with Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp since signing from Real Madrid in 2010.

And rumours of a January exit increased in December after Redknapp again criticised the player's on-going hamstring problems.

However, the former-Ajax playmaker - who has scored seven Premier League goals this season - has refuted suggestions he could push for a move in the coming weeks.

"Sometimes you can have a little problem with the manager, but you talk to each other and everything is fine," van der Vaart added.

"Harry is doing an amazing job at Spurs and this season it feels that something more can happen."

"Now we need to push on and qualify for the Champions League again - otherwise we would be really disappointed not to finish in the top four after our first half of the season."