Pochettino explains why Janssen is perfect for Tottenham

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Tottenham Hotspur have signed Vincent Janssen from AZ Alkmaar in the summer transfer window.

Netherland's Vincent Janssen celebrates.

Tottenham Hotspur head coach Mauricio Pochettino has explained on the club’s official website why Vincent Janssen is a perfect signing for his team.

Premier League outfit Tottenham have signed Janssen from AZ Alkmaar, subject to international clearance, as announced on their official website on Tuesday.

The 22-year-old striker has signed a contract with Spurs until 2020 for a transfer fee reported by The Mirror to be worth £17 million.

Pochettino has explained why Tottenham have signed the Netherlands international.

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

“Vincent is still very young and his potential is massive to develop,” the Tottenham head coach told the club’s official website. “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.

“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.”

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

Janssen is a talented young striker, and he has arrived at Tottenham with a strong reputation.

The Netherlands international scored 27 goals and created 56 chances in 34 Eredivisie matches for AZ during the 2015-16 season.

The 22-year-old had a pass accuracy of 73% and a shot accuracy of 55%, and won 21 headers, 35 dribbles and 21 tackles.

Tottenham finished third in the Premier League last season and will be determined to win the league title during the 2016-17 campaign.

The North London outfit will also be aiming to progress past the group stage in the Champions League next season.

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

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