Everton should target their answer to Salah in Memphis Depay

Mohamed Salah in action during a Liverpool training session ahead of the UEFA Champions League final with Real Madrid on May 21, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah took the Premier League by storm upon his return. Could Everton get their answer to the Egyptian in Depay?

Mohamed Salah of Liverpool scores his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Brighton and Hove Albion at Anfield on May 13, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

Everton spent £200million (£153m in summer  and £47m in winter) over the last two transfer windows, but disappointingly finished 14 points adrift the top-six - their target heading into the 2017-18.

The Toffees' bitter rivals Liverpool, spent £165million, but only £38million was splashed on Mohamed Salah who arrived from AS Roma during the summer.

The Egyptian singlehandedly guided the Reds to a fourth-place finish in the Premier League and a place in Saturday's Champions League finals with 42 goals and 14 assists across both competitions.

Memphis Depay of Manchester United is watched by Rick Karsdorp of Feyenoord during the UEFA Europa League Group A match between Manchester United FC and Feyenoord at Old Trafford on...

Everton need such an inspired signing come summer, and Lyon star and Manchester United flop Memphis Depay could be their man.

Like Salah, the Dutch international has flourished after leaving the Premier League and a return will surely entice him, as he badly wants to prove everyone wrong.

Depay, 24, deserves a second chance in the English top-flight, and after registering 22 goals and 16 assists for the Ligue 1 outfit across the domestic league and Europa League, he could prove to be an EPL success like Salah at the second time of asking.

The PSV product has finally proven he is not a one-season wonder and flop, and a place like Goodison Park, where there is less pressure on him, will be a perfect place for him to start all over again.

Manchester United reportedly have a buy-back clause in the £17million deal that took Depay to France in January 2017, but it isn't likely that the player will be looking forward to an Old Trafford return, and Everton might have a chance to land him if they attempt to.

Memphis Depay of Olympique Lyon competes for the ball whit Rafael Toloi of Atalanta during the UEFA Europa League group E match between Atalanta and Olympique Lyon at Mapei Stadium - Citta'...

Breaking the bank to make him their record signing will be worth it on the back of the potential the winger displayed at Lyon, and if they are serious about breaking into the top six, a Salah-esque signing like Depay's is exactly what they need.

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