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Mauricio Pochettino says Spurs are excited to have completed transfer of Vincent Janssen

Mauricio Pochettino welcomes Vincent Janssen to Tottenham
Image: Mauricio Pochettino welcomes Vincent Janssen to Tottenham

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino thinks new signing Vincent Janssen will be a perfect fit at White Hart Lane.

Spurs have a huge season coming up, as they look to replicate last season's Premier League title challenge while also competing in the Champions League.

And, having snapped up midfielder Victor Wanyama from Southampton last month, Pochettino has now added to his attacking options by completing a deal for Janssen.

The Dutch international was the top scorer in the Eredivisie last season, scoring 27 goals, and the 22-year-old has agreed a four-year-deal with Spurs.

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And Pochettino told the club's website: "Vincent is still very young and his potential is massive to develop.

"He has a profile that fits perfectly for us.

"He has quality in the box and he's a striker that likes to fight and work for the team. That is perfect for us.

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"We are very happy and excited that he has joined us. His human profile is perfect for the team, we always care about that. In general, he's a player that fits the team.

"We're all excited. It's early in pre-season, just the second week, and he will have time to adapt. We wish all the best for him."

Asked why he had been keen on joining Spurs, Janssen said: "It's a beautiful club and I have a great chance to develop myself here.

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"I can train with a young, talented group with very good staff and I'm ready to develop myself.

"I can grow with this group, it's a very talented group, and next season we're in the Champions League as well, so that's very nice.

"It's always been a dream for me to play in the Champions League. When I was a little child I watched every game in the Champions League, I was so excited to watch that. Now it's coming close."

Told Pochettino saw him as a "perfect fit" at Spurs, Janssen added: "Of course, that's really nice.

"That's one of the reasons I chose to come to Tottenham, the way he thinks and how the team plays, I really like that."

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