Football Direct News is reporting today that Newcastle could go after 20 year-old PSV winger Memphis Depay in the summer.
Memphis Depay – Dutch International winger
Newcastle will probably need to bring in some wingers this summer with Gabby Obertan, Sylvain Marveaux, Jonas Gutierrez and even Ben Arfa likely to leave the club.
Depay is the son of a Ghanaian father and a Dutch mother, and seems to be a top young player, and he has played for the Dutch U15, U16, U17, U19 and 7 times for the U21 side and he has three full caps, and only turned 20 earlier this month.
He made his International debut for the Netherlands last October, in the FIFA World Cup game against Turkey, when he came on in the last minute of a 2-0 win.
And the lad has been in good form so far this season, and has 10 goals and 11 assists in 35 games for PSV, and is attracting the interest of some top clubs.
Newcastle will face some serious competition if they are really interested in this player – with Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham already tracking the player.
Football Direct News is owned by Mike Ashley and they are reporting that a club source has told them that Depay is one of the targets in the summer transfer window.
“The club have done well in the last few years to find young players abroad, and Depay is one they’ve been watching closely,”
“A lot of other clubs are interested but we’ll do what we can, especially if Hatem ends up leaving.”
Memphis joined PSV from Sparta Rotterdam in 2006, and made his official debut for the team in April of 2012, at the age of 18, and he has since played 76 times for the Dutch giants with 18 goals.
He is right footed and stands 5’10” tall and can play on either wing.
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