Vincent Janssen seems to have failed to secure a break from Tottenham Hotspur, but there may still be options for him to leave after the closing of the British window.
The same scenario took place with the 24-year-old Dutchman in 2017 when he failed to make his way through the main European window that summer, but a few days later he switched to Turkish Fenerbahçe.
On the day the transfer was completed, this time around the conversation started with Schalke about the loan move for the Dutch international, but they did not really retire, and the transfer window for the Bundesliga was closed at 17:00 UK time without any progress.
Real Betis invested interest in Janssen, but he stopped offering any kind of loan offer, as Lucas Perez of West Ham and Micha Batshuai of Chelsea were also hurrying.
Mauricio Pochettino has already made it clear that it will be "impossible" for Janssen to return to his first team plans and that it was not exactly for the attacker at the club.
However, when Mousa Dembele goes to China, there is now a free place for a foreign player to be registered in the Tottenham team.
The Dutchman, who trained with U23s since his return from a foot injury last month, could return to his ninth shirt and place in the league team only in case of a worst-case emergency,
However, the reality is that Pochettino is likely to turn to high ranking striker Akri Troy Parrot who is 17 years old on Monday for future teams to support Harry Kane, Fernando Llorente, Heung-Min Son and Lucas Mouro.
The young Irish striker is now training regularly with the first team, and Kazaiah Sterling, 20, moved to Sunderland on Thursday to borrow until the end of the season.
For Janssen, football.london understands that the club will continue to seek to transfer it to other leagues where their windows are open.
Transactions in countries such as Portugal, Russia, China, Austria, the Czech Republic, Israel, Norway, Sweden, Serbia, Poland and Ukraine will continue to be open for various days in February, so Holanđanin could still find a new house.
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