BBC pundit hammers Tottenham summer signing after analysing his display against Middlesbrough

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Despite setting up Tottenham’s opening goal against Middlesbrough, striker Vincent Janssen evidently didn’t do much to impress Ruud Gullit.

Speaking on Match of the Day on Saturday night, the Dutch legend wasn’t particularly complimentary of his compatriot when asked to discuss his contribution to Spurs’ win at the Riverside Stadium.

Janssen scored his first goal for the club in midweek in the EFL Cup, and although he wasn’t able to follow that up with an effort in the league, it was a decent performance from the 22-year-old as he set up Heung-Min Son’s first goal of the afternoon.

However, it wasn’t enough to impress Gullit who had this to say about the Dutchman’s performance: “He comes in places where he can never score goals. He works so hard for the team, that he forgets to score.”

And on the assist, Janssen was criticised for being “in a bad spot to score a goal.”

Unsurprisingly, Spurs fans weren’t impressed with Gullit’s assessment, and made their feelings clear on social media after the programme aired.

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