Mauricio Pochettino has told Vincent Janssen he can play in 4-4-2 at Tottenham

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

Vincent Janssen's move to Tottenham is nearly complete.

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

Vincent Janssen has reportedly been told by Mauricio Pochettino that he will get opportunities to play alongside Harry Kane at Tottenham.

Dutch outlet Volkskrant report that Janssen's transfer to Tottenham is nearly complete, with minor details regarding personal terms and outcome of the medical in the way of a deal being announced.

Janssen could be unveiled as soon as tomorrow (Tuesday) bringing to an end a pursuit which was a lot longer than it needed to be, with Spurs and AZ Alkmaar haggling over a fee.

Spurs eventually paid up, and could have a bargain with Janssen's arrival.

Netherland's Vincent Janssen celebrates.Netherland's Vincent Janssen celebrates

They have been searching for a new striker to ease the pressure on last season's top scorer Harry Kane, and Volkskrant report that Janssen has been assured it is not a case of either or.

The report states: "Pochettino's Spurs basically plays 4-2-3-1 but Janssen has been told that 4-4-2 is also an option."

England's Harry KaneEngland's Harry Kane

This would pitch both Janssen and Kane up front together, and is a formation they have the strength to accommodate, given the power of Victor Wanyama and Mousa Dembele in midfield, options along with Eric Dier.

It may get a bit more complicated fitting in the likes of Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli out wide, but you would not bet against Pochettino being able to make it work.

The possibility of Spurs being more flexible in their approach bodes well for the upcoming campaign, and Janssen's arrival could help take the team to the next level.

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

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