Vincent Petrus Anna Sebastiaan Janssen is a Dutch professional football player. He was born on 15 June 1994 in Heesch, Netherlands. He mainly plays the role of a striker and is currently playing for Turkish Süper Lig club Fenerbahçe on loan from English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and the Netherlands national team. His present market value is £9.00 million.
Janssen started his career at SV TOP in 2000 and then moved to FC Oss in 2002. On July 1, 2009, he moved to Feyenoord U17. On July 1, 2011 he moved to Feyenoord U18. Next year on July 1, 2012 he moved to Feyenoord U19.
Janssen played for the Netherlands U15 from 2008 to 2009 and scored 2 goals in the four appearances he made for the squad. Next in 2009 he debuted for U16 Netherlands team. On 11th Nov, 2011, he made his international debut for the Netherlands U18 in an international friendly against Romania U18.
The game was a 1:1 draw. Then on October 9, 2014, he made his U20 debut for the Netherlands U20 national team in an international friendly against Turkey U20 and it was a draw game (2:2).
On 13th November, 2014 he made his U21 debut for the Netherlands U21 national team in an international friendly against Germany U21 and it was a lost game for Netherlands U21(3:1). On 25 March 2016, he finally debuted for the Netherlands national team in the international friendly against France. It was a 2:3 loss to Netherlands.
Rise to glory
Janssen’s first goal for the national team (over all categories)came on October 9th, 2014 for the Netherlands U20 football team against Turkey U20. His second goal came soon for the same U20 squad on October 13, 2014 in the football friendly match against Germany U20. So, he scored a goal each in both of the matches he played in the start of his International career.
On 29th March 2016, in his second international match after his debut that was against France, he scored his first senior level international goal in the friendly away match against England. He thus helped his team post a 2:1 win over England.
On 1st July, 2013, Janssen transferred to his first senior club Almere City and debuted for the club on 3rd August 2013.It was a 3–2 home defeat to Volendam.
On July 1, 2015, Eredivisie side AZ signed Janssen for a reported transfer fee of £450k. On 30th July 2015 he provided his first goal against İstanbul Başakşehir in a UEFA Europa League qualifier winning match. On July 12, 2016, he was transferred to Tottenham Hotspur for £17 million (€20 million) on a four-year contract.
He provided a goal and an assist in the final game against Inter Milan. On September 8, 2017, he was loaned to Fenerbahce for a loan fee of about £2.25m. His first goal came on his debut in Turkey in a 4–1 win over Alanyaspor.