And the Dutch club’s sporting director Marcel Brands has claimed that Liverpool are now in pole position to land the highly-rated player – despite United boss Louis van Gaal having previously worked with Depay during his time as coach of the Netherlands national team.
Depay is believed to be happy to forego Champions League football to move to Anfield, while he is also said to be impressed with the club’s transfer plans.
A deal is expected to be sorted out ‘within weeks’.
The starlet has been in sensational form for PSV this season, netting 27 times in all competitions.
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