Spurs sign hotshot Dutch striker Janssen
12 July 2016, 16:01
London - Prolific Dutch international striker Vincent Janssen signed for
English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday from AZ Alkmaar
for a reported fee of £17 million, the London-based
The 22-year-old - well known to English football fans having scored
in a 2-1 friendly win over England in March this year - signed a
"We are delighted to announce the signing of Vincent Janssen from AZ
Alkmaar, subject to international clearance," read a statement from
"The striker has signed a contract with the club until 2020."
Janssen, who finished top scorer in the Dutch league last term with
27 goals and won the Johan Cruyff trophy for young player of the year
which future Spurs team-mate Christian Eriksen won when at Ajax, joins
Kenyan midfield enforcer Victor Wanyama as fresh faces at Spurs.
Manager Mauricio Pochettino has been strengthening the squad for the
twin challenges of the title race - having finished third last term -
and the Champions League.