VIDEO: Tottenham reject M'Poku with Champions League wondergoal

Paul-Jose M'Poku scored a breathtaking strike to advance Standard Liege in the UEFA Champions League qualifying rounds.

Not every player makes it through the academy systems of Premier League cubs - one such player was Belgian talent Paul-Jose M'Poku. Born in the Democratic Republic of Congo the flying winger left Standard Liege to join up with Tottenham Hotspur in 2008 - aged just 16.

He went on to spend three years with Spurs, even leaving Tottenham for a loan spell at Leyton Orient.

But three years ago it was decided he would not go on to play first-team football at White Hart Lane - so Spurs sold him back to Standard for an undisclosed fee.

Since then he has come on leaps and bounds. In 2013-14 he enjoyed his best campaign to date - scoring 10 goals in 33 appearances for the Belgian outfit. Just recently his good form has even attracted the attention of Italian giants Napoli.

But last night it was all about Standard - as he pushed them one step closer to qualification for the Champions League.

His goal in the 41st minute of a 2-1 away win against Greek side Panathinaikos moved Standard into the play-off round of qualifying for the Champions League - where they could face Arsenal ahead of the Group Stages.

And the goal that got them there was an absolute peach.

Check it out below...

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