9 goals in 9 games for £20m Tottenham target after scoring on injury comeback

PSV Eindhoven

Memphis Depay is on fire at the moment, despite only just returning from a groin tear.

Tottenham Hotspur were heavily linked with a move for PSV Eindhoven winger Memphis Depay throughout the summer - with reports of a £20 million bid emerging.

The flying winger had shone at the World Cup this summer and Tottenham were not the only team keen on his services - with Manchester United also mentioned.

However PSV went on to tell Sky Sports that there had been 'no contact whatsoever' from Tottenham and that they 'expect Memphis to stay' at PSV.

In the end Tottenham did not get their man. Depay in fact signed a new deal with the Eredivisie outfit - keeping him at the Philips Stadion until 2018.

Dubbed the 'Dutch Ronaldo' Depay was rightly one of Europe's most wanted men and was in top form at the start of the season - bagging eight goals in eight games for the Dutch outfit.

However he has recently been suffering with a serious groin injury. 18 minutes into PSV's 3-1 loss at PEC Zwolle in September he fell to the turf in agony.

It was later confirmed the 20-year-old would be ruled out for eight weeks with a serious groin tear injury.

But that did not prove the case. He got back into action three weeks ahead of schedule last night, as PSV took on Panathinaikos in the Europa League.

And as Tottenham dealt out a 5-1 thrashing against another Greek side in Asteras Tripolis, PSV drew with Panathinaikos 1-1 - but took the lead courtesy of, you guessed it, a Memphis Depay strike.

It takes his tally to nine goals in nine games for the season and Tottenham would be mad not to keep tabs on this flying Dutchman.

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