Manchester United are in desperate need of added quality and pace out wide. Rather luckily, Louis van Gaal has been nurturing Oranje international Memphis Depay for some time.
Although not a natural fit for his country’s 3-5-2 formation, the PSV winger became the Netherlands’ resident impact sub at Brazil 2014, claiming two goals and one assist in four World Cup appearances, including this swerving strike against Australia:
…as well as this far-post finish against Chile:
The 20 year-old produced strong form in the Eredivisie last season too, finding twelve goals and seven assists in 32 appearances. Here’s a look at his campaign highlights:
Often dubbed the Dutch CR7 for their shared style and free-kick technique, Depay has been billed as a future United star for some time. But recent speculation suggests Tottenham Hotspur have been the most proactive in sourcing the Ghana-born attacker’s signature: