Tottenham Hotspur have announced this week the signing of Vincent Jannsen, formerly of AZ Alkmaar in a £17m deal.
Jannsen has officially arrived at White Hart Lane after telling representatives that he wanted to leave Alkmaar following the news of interest emanating out of North London earlier this summer.
A statement was made by Janssen to the press before the move that read: “I would like to be somewhere else as soon as possible to start pre-season training.
“I would like to leave AZ Alkmaar with my head held high, with the support of fans. Alkmaar have been great to me, but I believe it is time to move on to aid my own development.”
Janssen, scored 27 goals in all competitions for AZ last season, and at 22-years-old looks well suited to slot into Mauricio Pochettino’s exciting young squad.
After a disappointing European Championship campaign, last year’s leading Premier League top goalscorer, Harry Kane, has come under fire from England supporters in the last few weeks, and Pochettino will have been watching the strikers performances with a headache.
With this in mind, it seems the Spurs number nine contest has been blown wide open, and Transfer Tavern have identified three reasons why new boy Janssen could take Kane’s starting spot next season…
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