July 23, 2019 / 9:41 PM / 5 months ago

Dutch striker Janssen heads for Mexico after failing to shine with Spurs

FILE PHOTO: Britain Soccer Football - Tottenham Hotspur v AFC Bournemouth - Premier League - White Hart Lane - 15/4/17 Tottenham's Vincent Janssen applauds fans after the match Reuters / Dylan Martinez Livepic

LONDON (Reuters) - Dutch striker Vincent Janssen has agreed a deal to join Mexican club Monterrey after failing to make an impact during his three-year stint with Champions League runners-up Tottenham Hotspur.

“We have reached agreement with Mexican side C.F. Monterrey for the transfer of Vincent Janssen,” the Premier League club said in a statement on Tuesday.

Financial details were not disclosed but Dutch media reported that the 25-year-old, who joined Spurs from AZ Alkmaar for around 17 million pounds in July 2016, has been snapped up by Monterrey for around $7.81 million.

The Dutchman struggled to settle in London and made 42 appearances, scoring six goals as well as spending time on loan with Turkish club Fenerbahce.

Reporting by Pritha Sarkar, editing by Toby Davis

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