Tottenham have identified PSV Eindhoven's Dutch winger Memphis Depay as a top target as they look to add quality to their side in order to break into the Premier League's top four.
The 20-year-old attacker scored the winner in the Netherlands 3-2 win over Australia and is being touted by the Dutch media as the next future star of Dutch football and will command a fee of at least £17 million.
Depay has scored 22 goals in 84 games for PSV since making his debut in the 2011/2012 Eredivise. PSV manager, Dick Advocaat said, "Memphis is one of Holland's finest talents." His strengths include explosive shots from distance and strong, fast running with the ball.
However, Spurs will face stiff competition for his signature. Manchester United, managed by current Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal have also expressed an interest and the fact that van Gaal starts Depay ahead of the likes of the more experienced Jermain Lens or Klaas-Jan Huntelaar shows clear admiration.
Spurs can give Depay Europa League football for next season which Manchester United cannot offer but the Dutchman would be keen to work under his fellow countryman Louis Van Gaal at United.
The other lingering question is whether Depay would even get into the Spurs team. Spurs are hardly lacking in the wide midfield department and already have Nacer Chadli, Erik Lamela, Christian Eriksen, Aaron Lennon and Andros Townsend all fighting for places.
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