Tottenham attacker Janssen was lined up for comeback by club who nearly caused him to retire

Tottenham Hotspur dutch striker Vincent Janssen (C) gestures upon his arrival at Ataturk International airport in Istanbul, on September 8, 2017. 
	Vincent Janssen is set to join Fenerbahce...

Feyenoord wanted Tottenham's Vincent Janssen.

 

A general view as Miquel Nelom of Feyenoord Rotterdam takes a throw in during the Dutch Eredivisie match between Feyenoord Rotterdam and SC Heracles Almelo held at De Kuip or Stadion...

Feyenoord director Martin van Geel has admitted the club wanted to sign Tottenham's Vincent Janssen this summer, FR12 report.

Janssen clung on at Spurs as long as he could after a disappointing debut season, and only got the hint after the English and Dutch transfer windows closed, moving to Turkish side Fenerbahce instead after his side bought Fernando Llorente.

The prospect of moving to Feyenoord would have been a tough one for Janssen, who spent time in the club's academy as a teenager.

Janssen was released by the club in 2013, a decision he took hard.

Vincent Janssen of Tottenham Hotspur (C) is challenged by Paris Saint-Germain defenders during their international friendly match on July 22, 2017 at Camping World Stadium in Orlando,...

Vincent Janssen of the Netherlands in action during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between the Netherlands and Luxembourg held at De Kuip or Stadion Feijenoord on June 9, 2017 in...

The Evening Standard report Janssen almost retired after being cut loose, believing he could not make a living playing in the lower leagues.

Janssen gave it a shot though, starring for Almere City, earning a move to AZ Alkmaar, before being called into the Netherlands international squad.

His move to Tottenham did not work out, but if he does not want a long term stay in Turkey, a return to former club Feyenoord could be an option for him to take his career full circle.

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