Danny Blind comments on reported Spurs target

Vincent Janssen scores the first goal for Netherlands

The reported Tottenham Hotspur target scored for his country recently.

Vincent Janssen scores the first goal for Netherlands

Quoted by Goal.com, Netherlands coach Danny Blind has hailed striker and reported Tottenham Hotspur target Vincent Janssen, saying he's only going to get better.

The 21-year-old was on target in the Oranje's 2-1 friendly win over Poland on Wednesday as his stock continues to rise.

Athletic Bilbao's Carlos Gurpegi in action against AZ Alkmaar's Vincent Janssen

The Mirror reported last week that Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino travelled to Dublin to watch him in action when the Dutch faced the Republic of Ireland in another friendly.

"Janssen put in a strong performance and does a lot of work for the team," Blind said to SBS6, via Goal.com.

"He has two goals in three games now. He always pops up in dangerous positions and is always available. He is a very versatile striker and a player who can only get better."

Janssen netted 31 times for AZ Alkmaar last season, and despite Dutch football being considered inferior to its English equivalet, those figures stand up well.

Vincent Janssen scores the first goal for the Netherlands from the penalty spot

The important thing for Tottenham is whether they can recruit an adequate back-up option for Harry Kane who, with 25 goals, scooped the Premier League's Golden Boot this past season.

Son Heung-min and Nacer Chadli both tried and failed in forward roles at times last term, with both used up front in Europa League primarily.

Tottenham finished third last season, having been in the Premier League title race for so long, and a lack of plan-b option arguably cost them a higher finish.

Kane is lethal, but the lack of competition and options up top did the Lilywhites no favours whatsoever. Is Janssen the man to change that?

Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane wins the 2015/16 Barclays Golden Boot Award, scoring 25 goals.

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