Reported West Ham and Tottenham target Bergwijn equals six-year record

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur speaks with Manuel Pellegrini, Manager of West Ham United prior to the Premier League match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur...

Steven Bergwijn's staggering Eredivisie form for PSV shows why he is reportedly wanted by West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur.

(L-R) Steven Bergwijn of PSV, Michael Pinto of Fortuna Sittard during the Dutch Eredivisie  match between PSV v Fortuna Sittard at the Philips Stadium on February 3, 2019 in Eindhoven...

Steven Bergwijn has gone from a sprightly young winger to one of the most lethal attackers anywhere in Dutch football over the last 12 months. So no wonder so many teams want to sign him.

According to the Sun, a number of Premier League clubs are keeping tabs on the quick-footed Dutch international, including Tottenham and West Ham United. He is understood to be valued by PSV Eindhoven at £25 million.

 

Now, considering that Eredivisie imports have a, let’s say, ‘mixed, record in English football, you could understand why fans of Spurs or the Hammers were reserving judgement on Bergwijn for now.

But the fact that he has just equalled a six-year-old record will only serve to enhance his burgeoning reputation. The 21-year-old has now scored either a goal or produced an assist in his last nine consecutive league games for PSV – becoming the first player to achieve the feat since Wilfried Bony in 2013.

Hirving Lozano of PSV celebrates 0-1 with Erick Gutierrez of PSV, Steven Bergwijn of PSV  during the UEFA Champions League  match between Internazionale v PSV at the San Siro on December...

He equalled the record in the 5-0 weekend demolition of Fortuna Sittard, setting up debutant Cody Gakpo to slam home a stunning long-range strike.

Unfortunately for Bergwijn, his chances of breaking the record slipped away as he limped off in the second half.

Steven Bergwijn of PSV during the Dutch Eredivisie match between PSV Eindhoven and Fortuna Sittard at the Phillips stadium on February 03, 2019 in Eindhoven, The Netherlands

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