Anderlecht v Arsenal is perfect audition for Tottenham-linked star

Andy Najar has been linked with a move to Tottenham Hotspur, and he could highlight his Spurs credentials when Arsenal take on Anderlecht in the Champions League on Wednesday.

If highly-rated Honduras international and Anderlecht winger Andy Najar is keen on completing a move to the Premier League with Tottenham Hotspur, then a standout performance against their North London rivals Arsenal is the right way to go about it.

The 21-year-old is likely to line up against the Gunners when Arsene Wenger’s team visit Brussels for their latest Champions League encounter on Wednesday.

With Arsenal on a run of three games without a win in the Premier League, there are certainly worse times for Anderlecht and Najar to be lining up against the Premier League side.

A skilful young midfielder who has already represented Honduras at the 2012 Olympics and 2014 World Cup in Brazil, Najar will be keen to impress against the North Londoners, with representatives from their local rivals Tottenham likely to be keeping one eye on the game.

Spurs were linked with a bid for the wide man earlier this month, with the Lilywhites keen to add more attacking creativity to their current midfield options.

A former Major League Soccer star, Najar moved to Anderlecht for $3 million in January of last year and has settled well in Europe, having played 27 games during his first full season at the Belgian club.

Quick on the ball and with a good eye for goal, the 21-year-old has started this campaign well at Anderlecht, scoring twice in 12 appearances for the club.

Despite this bright start, manager Besnik Hasi believes that the player could benefit from more time in Belgium.

"Andy will certainly make it to a big club in the future, but at the moment he can still learn a lot playing for Anderlecht. I am surprised about his rapid development, but more is needed to succeed in the Premier League," he told one Anderlecht fan site.

But with Tottenham potentially making a formal bid for the midfielder in January that could be too good to refuse, Najar will be keen to make the most of his moment in the spotlight on Wednesday.

A product of DC United’s youth academy, with a big fanbase in the United States where he grew up, the midfielder could even capture the attention of several other top-flight English sides as he looks to lump on the misery surrounding Arsenal and beleaguered boss Arsene Wenger.

Take a look at this video of Najar’s best ever moments:

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