Quincy Promes bagged a wonderful trio against Scotland in an under-21 qualifying tie this week.
Ever since Louis van Gaal was announced as the future Manchester United manager the club have been linked with a plethora of Dutch footballers. Kevin Strootman, Wesley Sneijder, Stefan de Vrij the list goes on. They have also been linked with Quincy Promes. The FC Twente winger is just 22-years-old but is a part of the Dutch national team - with his one cap coming against France in March.
But yesterday he was playing for the under-21's against Scotland and showed just why United are believed to be tracking his progress. He scored a stunning hat-trick in a 6-1 win against their Scottish counterparts.
Indeed these were not three tap-ins but rather three demonstrations of his excellent ball control, powerful shooting ability and incredible burst of pace. The first saw him bamboozle several Scotland defenders before smashing home left-footed. The second strike was similar, this time he fired home with his right foot before securing his match ball with a more delicate finish after a good run behind the Scottish defence.
The three goals came in the space of 43 minutes and paved the way for the Dutch to destroy Scotland.
Promes, who is in the 30 man provisional World Cup squad for Brazil, will hope his recent dislay is enough to book him a seat to Brazil - and perhaps a move to United.