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Ex-Chelsea striker: Janssen so valuable for Spurs

Former Chelsea striker Tony Cascarino is convinced by the value of Vincent Janssen at Tottenham.

Cascarino is adamant Janssen's ability to offer something different to Mauricio Pochettino's side will be crucial this season.

"Vincent Janssen is such an unselfish player and he showed how important that can be for Tottenham this season," Cascarino told The Times.

"He held the ball up brilliantly and brought players like Heung-min Son into play.

"It was a similar role to the one Zlatan Ibrahimovic played as Manchester United thrashed Leicester City.

"Janssen offered them [Spurs] a different kind of threat to when Harry Kane plays.

"Kane runs the lines, which sometimes doesn't quite work when Alli and Son play in a similar way, whereas Janssen was happy to play with his back to goal and act as a springboard for those around him."

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