Report: Liverpool leapfrog Tottenham in race to sign Memphis Depay

PSV Eindhoven

Liverpool have reportedly moved ahead of Tottenham and Manchester United in the race to sign PSV Eindhoven winger Memphis Depay.

According to the Daily Mirror, Liverpool are now leading the race to sign PSV Eindhoven winger Memphis Depay despite interest from Manchester United and Tottenham.

Depay, 21, has emerged as PSV's finest player right now, and has hit a stunning 19 goals this season - despite only playing as a winger for Phillip Cocu's side.

The Dutch international also impressed for his country at last summer's World Cup, so it's little surprise to see that teams are reportedly interested in signing him.

Manchester United have been devoid of pace in the final third season, and with Louis van Gaal at the helm at Old Trafford - Depay's coach at the World Cup - it always seemed like a natural fit for Depay to move to United.

Meanwhile, The Mirror also add that Tottenham are interested in signing Depay, with fans growing tired of inconsistent displays from Erik Lamela on the right hand side.

It was believed that those two teams were leading the race to sign Depay, but now The Mirror suggest that it's Liverpool who are most likely to bring Depay to England.

Brendan Rodgers has seen plenty of success with his 3-4-2-1 system, with Raheem Sterling, Adam Lallana and Phillipe Coutinho all flourishing in the final third.

Yet the Mirror suggest that Liverpool have been scouting Depay every month this season - and a move to bring him to the Premier League could be on the cards; which could in turn pose more questions about Sterling's long-term future at Anfield.

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