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Liverpool Send Officials To Lyon – Interested In Memphis Depay

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Liverpool Ship Officers To Lyon – In Memphis Depay

Lyon's Memphis Depay during the press conference.

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Manchester United tried desperately to exchange Cristiano Ronaldo after he was bought to Actual Madrid. Nonetheless, a litter of no.7s graced Outdated Trafford, every seemingly worse off than his predecessor and disappointment at all times adopted swimsuit.

Be it the disgruntled single season of Angel Di Maria or the continuing masterclass in disappointment that Alexis Sanchez’s tenure is bringing, post-Sir Alex Ferguson, the aspect’s marquee signings have been underwhelming, to say the least.

Of those, it was Memphis Depay that was most touted for long-term success. A promising academy graduate from PSV and with a few years left underneath his taking part in profession, the parallels between the Dutchman and Ronaldo had been fairly distinguished. Nonetheless, the rise to brilliance by no means arrived.

As of current, nonetheless, the ahead has been in spectacular kind at Lyon, scoring 10 targets and aiding 15 extra this season. This kind impressed many Manchester United supporters to hope that their membership would activate the buyback clause and attain Depay at Outdated Trafford but once more.

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Now, an English aspect has proven curiosity in him, nevertheless it isn’t United.

Stories from French outlet Mercato 365 have advised that Liverpool despatched scouts to watch Depay through the high-profile conflict between Lyon and Marseille. It’s believed that Jurgen Klopp is taking an curiosity within the 25-year-old and is concentrating on him as a possible summer time arrival. Klopp reportedly desires to provide competitors to the likes of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino for attacking spots at Anfield and Depay suits the invoice.

It is going to be an enormous blow for Manchester United if Liverpool of all groups achieve buying Depay. Nonetheless, it is usually believed that the participant himself has no intention of transferring again to Manchester after his first stint over there.

Additional, the report additionally provides that along with Depay, Houssem Aouar and Tanguy Ndombele had been additionally scouted by the Merseyside outfit.