Report: Vincent Janssen willing to join Spurs, would relish Kane battle, open to rival offers

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

Vincent Janssen believes he would play enough games at Tottenham.

Netherland's Vincent Janssen celebrates.Netherlands striker Vincent Janssen celebrates

According to a report from Dutch newspaper Voetbal International, AZ Alkmaar striker Vincent Janssen isn't concerned about the prospect of battling Harry Kane at Tottenham.

Janssen, who turns 22 on Wednesday, only signed for AZ from Almere City last summer, but has become one of the most wanted strikers in Europe after a quite remarkable season.

Vincent Janssen scores the first goal for Netherlands

After a slow start to life at AZ, Janssen ended up hitting 29 goals in all competitions this past season, whilst he's already bagged three goals in five caps for the Netherlands.

Janssen's exploits have attracted plenty of interest, with The Mirror reporting last week that the striker travelled to London in order to hold talks with Tottenham Hotspur.

Netherlands' Vincent Janssen in action with England's John Stones

The plan appears to be for Janssen to offer some cover and competition for Spurs' star striker Harry Kane, which has prompted questions over whether Janssen should accept a backup role having scored so many goals last season.

However, Voetbal International report that Janssen is not afraid of competing with Kane and is in fact relishing such a battle, even if he would immediately arrive at the club as a second choice - a move he is willing to make.

It's added that Janssen believes that he can play plenty of games at Spurs given that they will be competing in multiple competitions - but that doesn't mean that a deal to join Tottenham is all but done.

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

The report adds that Janssen is open to offers from other clubs, and a Sky Sports report that Wolfsburg are also in talks with the striker may be cause for concern for Mauricio Pochettino and Daniel Levy.

Finding a striker happy to arrive as backup to Kane was always going to be difficult, but Spurs appear to have found one - and now they have to make sure that they don't miss out on him.

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