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Tottenham legend believes club could recoup £50m for flops this summer

Tottenham Hotspur legend and BT Sport pundit Glenn Hoddle says the club should look to recoup £50m of the money they spent on Vincent Janssen and Moussa Sissoko last summer at the end of the season after the duo have suffered disappointed campaigns.

Spurs bought Janssen for £17m from AZ Alkmaar in July to provide competition for Harry Kane but the striker has scored just five goals in 25 appearances in all competitions, and just one in the Premier League – from the penalty spot.

The 22-year-old was handed a rare start in the 4-0 win against Watford last weekend, but he missed a gilt-edged chance in the first half and was replaced by the returning Kane after the break.

Meanwhile, Sissoko was a £30m addition from Newcastle United but he has failed to produce the performances that he showed while playing for France at Euro 2016.

Even though he has made 29 outings in all competitions for Mauricio Pochettino’s side, most of those have been brief appearances from the substitutes’ bench.

Hoddle believes the north London outfit should look to cash in on the pair this summer and reinvest the money into the squad.

Speaking on BT Sport’s Premier League Tonight show, the 59-year-old said: “I just think £50million for Sissoko and Janssen, what could you do with that sort of money?

“Add to that squad [to improve].”

Tottenham will look to close the seven-point gap to Premier League leaders Chelsea when they host Bournemouth at White Hart Lane on Saturday, with the Blues facing Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Article title: Tottenham legend believes club could recoup £50m for flops this summer

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