Striker wants to stay at Tottenham

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Vincent Janssen has insisted that he wants to remain at Tottenham Hotspur next season.

The striker has scored twice in 24 Premier League appearances, with his other four goals coming in the FA and EFL Cups.  He arrived in the summer from AZ Alkmaar after scoring 27 goals in 34 games in the Dutch league last season to win the ‘Golden Clog’.

His lack of goals and limited playing time have increased speculation that he could depart White Hart Lane once the transfer window opens, but the 22-year-old feels that he has become a better player since joining the club and sees his future here.

In an exclusive interview with SunSport, Janssen said: “There have been a lot of rumours about me leaving but I have not been at the club for a year yet. When I joined I signed a long contract and I am happy here.

“Of course I am disappointed with my number of goals but I am not a quitter. I like the club — my team-mates, the staff, the fans, the training, everything — and we are doing well, so why would I leave?”

He added: “I have not scored as many goals as I wanted to but I know I have improved as a player and I am a better player now than I was last season.

“I like it here, I really enjoy it. I think it’s been a good season for me. I know people will see my number of goals and maybe joke at that.

“But this is my first season in a new country at a new club and I have learnt so much. People think because I am from Holland and we all speak English there would not be any problems.

“But everything in England is still new to me. I don’t see my family or friends. The club have been brilliant with me and done everything possible to try to help me settle in.

“You learn always and I have learnt so much this season. I am always confident and I believe I will score more goals next season.”

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