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#1 by Cl11234566 , Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:37 am

As Tottenham sign AZ Alkmaar striker Vincent Janssen on a four-year deal, we shed some light on last seasons Eredivisie top scorer. Wolfsburg had been keen on landing a player likened to former Manchester United forward Ruud van Nistelrooy but after having one bid rejected last month, Mauricio Pochettino finally secured Janssens services on Monday for £18.6m.Can Janssen follow in the footsteps of some of the Eredivisies greatest exports? We cast our eye over the Dutchman... Spurs complete Janssen deal Tottenham have signed striker Vincent Janssen from AZ Alkmaar FactfileName: Vincent JanssenAge: 22Place of birth: Heesch, NetherlandsPosition: StrikerFormer clubs: Almere City, AZ AlkmaarBackgroundSporting prowess runs in Janssens genes. His mother, Annemarie, was a highly-decorated swimmer, winning three Olympic medals, a World Championship gold and Dutch Sportswoman of the Year award in 1982.Vincent began his own sporting career in the youth ranks of Feyenoord but despite scoring a hat-trick as his side sealed the national youth title, the fledging talent was released in the summer of 2013. Watch all 27 of new Spurs signing Vincent Janssens Eredivisie goals from last season in 100 seconds. Undeterred, he dropped to Dutch second-tier side Almere City and proved a hit at the Yanmar Stadion, finding the net 32 times in 74 appearances.Janssens form and application attracted the attention of AZ in 2015 and after an underwhelming start, when he went eight games without scoring, a brace against Twente proved a turning point. Netherlands striker Janssen (L) scores at Wembley earlier this year He went on to score 20 goals in the second half of the season - the first player in 52 years to do so - and his 27-goal haul in 34 games made him the Eredivisies top scorer. His form was recognised by national team manager Danny Blind and after making his Netherlands debut earlier this year, Janssen has gone on to win five caps, scoring three goals - including one in a 2-1 win against England at Wembley in March.He also won the 2016 Johan Cruyff Trophy for the Eredivisies young player of the year - an accolade that has been won by Tottenham players past and present in Rafael van der Vaart and Christian Eriksen. Janssen can play in a variety of roles up front Style of playJanssen is more than just a good finisher; his strength, mobility, hold-up play and passing range have all been talked up in the Netherlands, as well as his qualities as a team player.Janssen is an able target man himself but has already spoken of his hope to play alongside Harry Kane.(Kanes) a great striker but we will see how it goes, he told Algemeen Dagblad. We can complement each other, I think I can learn a lot from him. Does Janssen make your team? Sign Tottenhams new star for your Sky Sports Fantasy Football team here. Janssens goal-scoring endeavours have drawn comparisons to Van Nistelrooy, who also kicked-off his career in the Dutch second tier, and though Spurs new boy cheekily told De Telegraaf, My stats are a bit better!, he revealed the now assistant boss of the Dutch national side has helped his game.I have talked to him about certain situations. He has helped me. That real striker instinct that Van Nistelrooy has, he is trying to give to me, Janssen told the paper in March. The 22-year-old has been dubbed the next Ruud van Nistelrooy in his native Netherlands What he saysI can look back on a great season. For me to score so many goals and get in the Holland team and also to score against England at Wembley, makes it the best football year of my life.I am ready for a big step up. To be realistic the big Dutch clubs cannot afford me. Thats not because of my wages, its the transfer fee.It is a beautiful club with a fantastic stadium and heaps of potential. Anyone in my shoes would take this step. New signing Vincent Janssen poses for a picture at Tottenhams training ground What they sayNot only did he convert many of his shots on goal, he is a team player who is good at receiving the ball and he shows a tremendous work ethic. - former Ajax and Netherlands player Wim Jonk, on Janssen winning the Johan Cruyff Trophy. There has not been a day that he has not trained optimally. That shows his character: he is a fighter, a hardy spirit. Therein lies his greatest strength: he is able to work exceptionally hard and very much so to keep defenders busy. - Janssens former youth coach Gaston Taument, to FourFourTwo.He holds the ball up really well, knows where the goal is. Technically, he should be able to compete, so now its just whether he can handle the pressure and expectation. - former Ajax and Netherlands defender Mario Melchiot to Sky Sports News HQ. Also See: Tottenham sign Janssen Premier League ins and outs Transfer betting Paper Talk Nike Air Max Pas Cher Femme . He will play 10th-seeded Feliciano Lopez in Sundays final, after the Spanish left-hander defeated Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic 7-6 (7), 6-4. Grossiste Chaussures Chinois . - Whether its because of her improved play or the reason for it, Michelle Wie appears as comfortable on and off the golf course as at any time in her career. Dirk Nowitzki scored 25 points, Shawn Marion had 22 and the Mavericks beat undermanned Philadelphia 124-112 Friday night, handing the 76ers their 10th straight loss. Air Max 720 Pas Cher Femme . He was 26. Edwards, the Supercup Championship leader, was in the passenger seat as an instructor for a private training session at Queensland Raceway at Willowbank, outside Brisbane, Porsche Motorsport said. Air Max 720 Pas Cher Homme .com) - On a night the Bulls played without Derrick Rose, it was time for Pau Gasol to take charge.OAKLAND, Calif. -- The San Francisco Giants have dominated the baseball headlines in the Bay Area since winning the World Series in 2010 and 2012. The Oakland Athletics have swiped most the attention back after taking over the best record in the majors this summer. And when the two teams met for the first time this season, both continued to head in opposite directions. Jesse Chavez matched a career high with nine strikeouts in six innings, and three relievers pitched scoreless ball to lead the As past the Giants 5-0 on Monday night for their fifth straight win. "Its exciting to be part of the Oakland Athletics right now," said third baseman Josh Donaldson, one of six As players named to the AL All-Star team. The As have been among baseballs best and most consistent clubs all season. Then they made a surprising trade to get right-handers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs on Friday for three minor leaguers, including top prospect Addison Russell. Oakland also leads the majors with their All-Star selections, the clubs most since 1975. Sundays announcement didnt even include Samardzija, who was selected as a National League All-Star but is ineligible to play. The banged-up Giants, on the other hand, had lost 18 of 23 to fall out of first place in the NL West -- where they once held a 9 1/2-game lead over the Dodgers -- but showed signs of coming out of their slump by winning two in a row at San Diego over the weekend. Instead, the two-time defending AL West champion As put together the kind of all-around effort theyve had most of the season in the Bay Bridge Series opener. Alberto Callaspo hit a two-run double, and three others drove in a run to power the As in front of an announced sellout crowd of 36,067 festive fans at the Coliseum. The worn-down stadium had a colorful sprinkling of green and gold from Oakland revelers mixed with the orange and black of San Francisco supporters -- many of whom left before the final out. Chavez (7-5) allowed four hits and two walks to help extend the As record to a major-league best 56-33. Fernando Abad, Dan Otero and Ryan Cook shut down San Francisco the final three innings. "We all like to feed off each other," Chavez said. "Were just playing good baseball, and were excited to be back home.dddddddddddd" Ryan Vogelsong (5-6) lost his third straight start for the Giants, who had just five hits. The right-hander gave up five hits and three runs in 5 1-3 innings. He struck out four, walked two and hit a pair of batters, leading to the As first two runs. Oakland started its scoring surge after home plate umpire Paul Nauert ruled Craig Gentry was hit by a pitch on his hand leading off the fifth. Giants manager Bruce Bochy challenged the play, which was upheld after a video review. Gentry stole second, advanced to third on Coco Crisps bunt single and scored on John Jasos groundout for the As first run. Josh Donaldson also was hit by a pitch by Vogelsong on his left hand leading off the sixth. Nauert originally called it a strike before seeing Donaldsons hand swell. Then Nauert asked first base umpire Angel Hernandez if Donaldson, who said his hand was just sore afterward, swung at the pitch. Hernandez signalled no, and Bochy came out and had a heated conversation with Nauert after the call, wondering how it could be reversed. "Then it got ugly," Bochy said. Callaspo came through later in the inning with a two-run double off Juan Gutierrez to extend Oaklands lead to 3-0. Brandon Moss and Donaldson each drove in a run off Gutierrez in the seventh after Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford committed two throwing errors. The teams will play in Oakland again on Tuesday night before the series shifts to San Francisco for the final two games. NOTES: Giants 3B Pablo Sandoval, who left Saturdays game because of a bruised left elbow after he was hit while swinging at a pitch, sat out for the second straight game. ... Athletics RF Josh Reddick took batting practice and fielded fly balls for the first time since re-aggravating his right knee injury June 28 at Miami. ... Giants 2B Marco Scutaro (back) went 1 for 3 with an RBI single in his first rehab assignment for Triple-A Fresno on Monday night at Sacramento. ... Giants CF Angel Pagan was sent to Arizona to resume his rehabilitation from a nagging back injury. ... Giants lefty Madison Bumgarner (9-6, 3.09 ERA) takes the mound opposite Oaklands Sonny Gray (8-3, 3.08) on Tuesday. ' ' '

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