Tottenham Hotspur were left with just the one senior available forward against Fulham at the weekend as they struggled to scrape a late 2-1 win in the Premier League.
Harry Kane was out with an ankle injury, while Lucas Moura was also struggling with a problem of his own, and Heung Min Son currentlyy away at the Asian Cup.
Spurs therefore lumped for Fernando Llorente up front, a replacement who only managed to turn the ball into his own net.
Pochettino eventually had to rely on Harry Winks, the deep-lying midfielder to come up with the match-winning goods in the 93rd minute.
However, Tottenham do actually have another striker in their ranks, a player who has been scoring goals too.
Vincent Janssen recently returned from a foot injury and has been playing in the under 23 side ever since and already has two goals to his name.
However, it remains clear that Janssen is out of Pochettino’s plans, something that ex-Netherlands manager Dick Advocaat has slammed.
He told Voetbal International: “Vincent, in my eyes, is a complete striker. He scores easily, sees the game well, he is strong and fast. I really wonder what Tottenham thought when they bought him. You pay a fortune for a new striker, you barely give him the chance and you want to get rid of him after a year. I do not get it.
“If you then see the Spaniard who they bought later – Vincent has a lot more quality than Fernando Llorente.”
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