Vincent Janssen: AZ Alkmaar rejects Tottenham’s bid

Vincent Janssen Tottenham have bid rejected

Dutch top-flight club AZ Alkmaar have rejected a bid from Tottenham for Netherlands striker Vincent Janssen.

The 22-year-old finished last season as the top scorer in his homeland, netting 27 goals in his first campaign in the Eredivisie.

AZ wanted 20m euros (£16.15m) for Janssen but De Telegraaf reported Spurs had only offered 14m (£11.31m).

“The difference between the offer and the price we demand was too big,” said AZ technical director Max Huiberts.

“I’ve read a lot of speculation and been telephoned by other clubs but no-one else has made any concrete offer.”

He added Janssen visited London with his agent but has also held talks with Bundesliga club Wolfsburg.

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Janssen has scored three goals in five international appearances, including a penalty in a 2-1 victory over England at Wembley in March.

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