Vincent Janssen: Tottenham striker joins Fenerbahce on loan

Vincent Janssen
Vincent Janssen (centre) flew into Istanbul to complete his move on Friday

Tottenham striker Vincent Janssen has joined Turkish club Fenerbahce on a season-long loan deal.

The 23-year-old joined Spurs for £17m from AZ Alkmaar in July 2016 but only managed six goals in 38 appearances during his first season.

The Netherlands international had moved further away from first-team selection after the arrival of Fernando Llorente from Swansea this summer.

Fenerbahce are also interested in a loan deal for Chelsea's Diego Costa.

On Thursday, Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino said that Janssen still had a future at the north London side despite his exclusion from their Champions League squad.

"That is about numbers," said the Argentine manager, when asked about the Dutchman's omission.

"We only have 17 places. We are 19, so we left out both Vincent and [Argentina midfielder] Erik Lamela.

"In January we check again to see if we change the names in the squad. But, yes, he has a future like other players here."

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