Janssen is not in the club’s plans: Pochettino

NORWICH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 18: Vincent Janssen of Tottenham Hotspur looks dejected after missing a chanceduring the Premier League International Cup match between Norwich City and Tottenham Hotspur U23 on January 18, 2019 in Norwich, England. (Photo by Paul Harding/Getty Images)

The Dutch striker has been with the Spurs since 2016, but he has only featured in 28 games for the English Premier League club.

Netherlands national team striker Vincent Janssen joined Tottenham Hotspur in 2016.

But he hasn’t been featured in the first team much, as he has only played in 28 matches, scoring only two goals.

The club tried to give him some chance at football by loaning him to Turkish club Fenerbahce, where he also stroke out.

And now Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has said the 24-year-old Dutch striker is not in the club’s plans.

“I think it’s so clear that now it’s one year and a half that he’s not in our plans. He’s not in Tottenham’s plans the player. That’s so clear. Not in just the manager’s plans but the club’s plan,” Pochettino told Football London.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 20: Robin van Persie of Fenerbahce applauds the fans following the final whistle during the UEFA Europa League Group A match between Manchester United FC and Fenerbahce SK at Old Trafford on October 20, 2016 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

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“18 months ago we took the decision for him to try to find a different place to play because for different reasons it didn’t work.”

“That happens in football. The relationship between the player and the club doesn’t work. You need to find the best solution,” he added.

“In the same way, we are trying to get him fit as soon as possible because he’s training with the U23s at the club and trying to help him find his best and then try to find a club where he can be happy again and try to play but here it’s impossible.”

“I see him in the changing room every day and the restaurant. It’s not a personal problem, it’s about the professional side,” Pochettino explained.

“For different reasons that professional relationship isn’t working and we need to find a solution. We are trying to find the resolution.”