Well, that’s that then. Memphis Depay’s move away from Manchester United is all done and dusted, and Lyon has not hung around in getting their new player a fresh shirt number. The 22-year-old has been handed the #9 jersey (see photos below) and he sure looks happy.
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Memphis Depay’s Manchester United career is over. The 22-year-old took to Twitter to confirm a move to his new side, Olympique Lyonnais. The talented Dutchman signed for Manchester United under Louis van Gaal, but never really imposed his game here.
Manchester United are starting to get to grips with manager Jose Mourinho’s idea of how the game should be played, with evidence over the last six weeks that the Red Devils could be in the hunt for silverware this season.
Manchester United Football Club have changed somewhat in recent years. Sine Sir Alex Ferguson left the club, their willingness to promote youth has somewhat diminished, and big money has been spent on star players like Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba.
Manchester United Football Club have looked pretty solid defensively as of late, and that’s down to one man in particular; Jose Mourinho. The coach who replaced Louis van Gaal has always been known as a defensive-minded one, and right now that’s paying dividends.
Manchester United Football Club have always been one of those sides who can afford to splash the cash from time-to-time; just look at the Paul Pogba deal and the world record fee involved. Now it looks as though Jose Mourinho is planning another monumental transfer for this window, but it won’t be easy to pull off.
Over the summer, Manchester United’s first signing under Jose Mourinho was one that we weren’t really expecting. Eric Bailly of Villareal made the move to the Theatre of Dreams, and what an absolutely outstanding centre-back he has been for us since minute one.
Manchester United are in a good place right now, with Jose Mourinho’s men on a sixteen game unbeaten streak across all competitions. Despite that, they still sit in sixth place in the league, and any title charge looks beyond them this season. Now, it looks as though planning for next term is already being done.
Manchester United Football Club have sold off Morgan Schneiderlin already this window, with Jose Mourinho not looking too active in the market in terms of bringing players in. However, that’ll likely change come the summer, and it looks as though the self-proclaimed Special One is going big…
Manchester United Football Club are closing in on a deal that’ll see Memphis Depay move to Lyon in Ligue 1. The 22-year-old has had a torrid time at the Theatre of Dreams since Louis van Gaal brought him to the club just over eighteen months ago, and now he looks send to end his time here.