LaLiga News: Manchester United want Depay back

    Manchester United are looking to sign Memphis Depay from Barcelona in January to replace the outgoing Cristiano Ronaldo. Sport.

    Depay, of course, has already played for 20-time English champions, having arrived at Old Trafford back in 2015, when the current coach of the Netherlands national team, Louis van Gaal, was sitting there in a dugout. In total, he made 53 appearances for United, scoring just seven goals and providing six assists. Van Gaal replaced José Mourinho in 2016, and the Portuguese tactician named Depay a starter only once, in the League Cup, beating fourth-tier side Northampton Town before sending him to Olympique Lyon next summer.

    The Dutch player moved from Lyon to Barcelona as a free agent in 2021 and had a very respectable first season at the Camp Nou, but this season, after the arrival of former Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski, manager Javi Hernandez has not given Depay a chance to win. on a regular basis.

    The 28-year-old striker’s contract expires at the end of the season, and if United take concrete steps to bring him back this winter, it’s hard to imagine Barcelona will put up much of a fight.

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