PSV Eindhoven Eye January Swoop For Tottenham Midfielder Lewis Holtby

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Eredivisie giants PSV Eindhoven are interested in signing unsettled Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Lewis Holtby in the January transfer window, according to reports in the Sunday Mirror.

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It is understood that new Tottenham head coach Tim Sherwood and technical director Franco Baldini met at the north London club’s training ground on Friday for face-to-face talks about just which first-team players would be allowed to leave White Hart Lane this month.

Holtby himself has only been in the capital now for just over a year after the Germany international first joined Spurs from Bundesliga outfit Schalke 04 in last year’s January transfer window on a four-and-a-half-year deal for a transfer fee of just 1.75m euros.

However, it is fair to say that in the intervening 12-month period, the 23-year-old has found it hard to win a regular starting berth in the north Londoners’ midfield, with Holtby having so far managed to hit the back of the net on a total of only three times in his 36 matches in all competitions for his new team, including just the solitary strike in his 23 Premier League outings.

And as a result, PSV are now hoping to be able to sign the player on a permanent deal in January after seeing an initial offer to take Holtby on a six-month loan deal rejected by Spurs.

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