Tottenham fans react on Twitter to Janssen display v West Ham
By Harvey Byrne
Striker Vincent Janssen played just 17 minutes of Tottenham’s defeat against West Ham on Friday evening, but fans on Twitter were still disappointed with his display.
The 22-year-old striker was brought on in a tactical substitution by Mauricio Pochettino for defensive midfielder Victor Wanyama on the 73rd minute in an attempt to try and pull a goal back after going one down at the London Stadium to a Manuel Lanzini effort.
However, he had little impact on the match and Spurs ended up falling to a disastrous 1-0 defeat at this late stage of the campaign.
A number of fans were left questioning whether the Holland international had actually touched the ball on social media, while one stated that the club’s poor summer business has cost their team the league title.
Here are a selection of their messages on Twitter:
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Genuine question. Did Janssen touch the ball?
— Christian Wainwright (@Christian_Wain) May 5, 2017
Should never have taken victor off..can't remember janssen even touching the ball
— tony soprano (@simmo1882coys) May 5, 2017
Vincent Janssen isn't good enough. What did he do when he came on? #COYS
— Harry C (@HazSpur92) May 5, 2017
And I'm sorry but Janssen is really not cut out for the Prem. #AreYouAfonsoAlvesInDisguise
— ®Dave Sean® (@Dave_Ratcliff) May 5, 2017
Not sure janssen touched the ball more than once.
— Rob (@robbienlondon) May 5, 2017
how many touches didn't Vincent Janssen have?? #COYS
— towfael islam (@toaf12) May 5, 2017
Janssen has failed to impress since completing a move to Tottenham in the summer with a poor return of just two Premier League goals from 25 outings.
It is now also looking unlikely that Spurs can win the title this season given that Chelsea could take a seven point lead on Monday with three matches left and many believe that if Tottenham had a better backup to Harry Kane than Janssen they may have made a better claim for the title.
In other Tottenham news, here are three things learned about Spurs after their defeat against West Ham.