With the Nations League upon us, Tottenham Hotspur are said to be keeping tabs on one of the semi-finals with a keen eye.
According to a claim by Rik Elfrink, who is a Dutch journalist for newspaper Algemeen Dagblad (via Sky Sports), we are believed to be looking at Steven Bergwijn rather closely.
“Spurs are following him,” he told Sky Sports. “They have talked to his agent and it has been said that there has already been an offer of 40m euros. PSV deny that, but a transfer is probably not far off. Bergwijn is an incredible talent but he still has a lot of potential to improve, especially in front of goal because sometimes he still loses his nerve.”
Indeed, the 21-year-old is someone we should definitely be getting excited about and is one that could surely help us to keep the pace with our Premier League title rivals and keep us in the race for the duration of the campaign.
Bergwijn has been nothing short of exceptional for PSV Eindhoven this season as the Dutch continue to produce a number of high-quality talents from their youth systems. We all saw first hand what Ajax managed to do with their group of talented teenagers and it appears their rivals have managed to do the same.
The winger, who can operate on both flanks with ease or is comfortable spearheading the attack, has a real taste for goals already in his short career, having helped the Eredivisie outfit with 15 goals and 13 assists in his 41 appearances across all competitions (Transfermarkt).
Although it would be hard to suggest that he would be able to replicate those figures in England immediately, with the guidance and development under a manager of Mauricio Pochettino, there would be no reason as to why he cannot hit the heights within the Premier League in the short-term future.
We might already have the likes of Son Heung-min and Lucas Moura in the squad, but perhaps adding Bergwijn would make us even more dangerous out wide and provide the competition and depth our side needs to push on further as Erik Lamela, unfortunately, continues to flounder.
If he can get better in front of goal like Elfrink suggested he could, surely it would take the pressure off of Harry Kane and help Tottenham stop having to rely on their talisman a little too much.
As Sky Sports mentioned back in November that we were interested in him, he is not a new name to our rumoured list of targets but surely a player like him is what Spurs need moving forward.