Tottenham ‘plan £50million raid on Lyon for Man Utd flop Memphis Depay’

first_imgTOTTENHAM are reportedly lining up a £50million bid for Manchester United flop Memphis Depay.The Mirror claims Mauricio Pochettino will target the Lyon star this winter after a dreadful start to the new season.2 Spurs are lining up a £50m bid for Lyon star and Man Utd flop Memphis DepayCredit: GettySpurs lie 14th in the Premier League table with 12 games played, winning just three matches while recording five draws and four defeats.Last season’s beaten Champions League finalists haven’t picked up a single win in their previous five league fixtures.And they also suffered an embarrassing 7-2 defeat at home to German giants Bayern Munich at the start of October.Despite Spurs’ woes, Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min have combined for 18 goals between them this term.And Pochettino now wants to add a third goal-scoring element to his attack, with Spurs already 11 points off the top four.2Netherlands international Depay, 25, is said to be top of the Tottenham boss’ shopping list after scoring 11 goals in just 14 games this term.He has hit the net a total of 50 times since joining Lyon from Man Utd in January 2017 for an initial £16m.And Pochettino is apparently ready to pay a whopping £50m to bring Depay back to the Premier League.The Eredivisie title winner failed to make much of an impact during his first spell in England, joining United from PSV Eindhoven for £25m in 2015 during ill-fated Louis van Gaal era.But despite scoring 28 times in his final season at PSV, Depay managed just seven strikes during his campaign at Old Trafford.He lasted only half a season more as he failed to net in eight games before shipping off to Lyon.Most Read In SportTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battle’I ACCEPT’McGregor accepts Silva fight at UFC catchweight of 176lbs in huge super-fightTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedA CUT ABOVEMike Tyson shows two-inch cut ‘picked up in training’ ahead of boxing returnExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubBut after becoming one of the top players in Ligue 1, as well as the Netherlands’ first-choice striker, Spurs feel the time is right to give Depay a second chance.Pochettino is also said to be eyeing a move for Ajax sensation Hakim Ziyech, who would be an ideal candidate to replace contract rebel Christian Eriksen.While Metz striker Habib Diallo is another Ligue 1 ace on Pochettino’s radar.Son proves he is the ‘nicest footballer in the world’ as Spurs star uses his hands to protect mascot from the rainlast_img read more