Tottenham fans react as striker is handed a rare Premier League start

Following an impressive showing in the 3-1 win against Swansea City during the week and with Harry Kane only fit enough for a place on the substitutes’ bench following his return from injury, Vincent Janssen was handed a rare Premier League start for the visit of Watford on Saturday.

The Netherlands international helped Spurs take all three points at the Liberty Stadium after assisting Heung-min Son with a brilliant back-heel for their second goal on Wednesday night, and he was rewarded for his attacking display by being named in the starting line-up against the Hornets by manager Mauricio Pochettino.

Tottenham fans were quick to have their say on the Dutchman’s inclusion in the side via social media, with the majority believing that he deserves the opportunity to show what he can do from the start of a game.

Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction to the team news…