Manchester United fans have called
for the club to bring Memphis Depay back to Old Trafford after he was
pictured wearing a classic United jersey.
joined United amid much fanfare for £30.6million from PSV Eindhoven in
2015, with a reputation as one of football’s most exciting prospects and
was handed the iconic No.7 jersey upon his arrival.
the Dutchman struggled to live up to the hype in Manchester, only
managing to contribute seven goals and six assists in 53 appearances.
just 18 months Memphis was sold to French side Lyon for a cut-price fee
where has since gone on to realise his potential and develop into a
The 26-year-old has even been made Lyon
captain, proving how much he has grown as a player and a person since
Despite the sour end to his time at
United, Memphis – who’s currently injured – has remained on good terms
with the club and sent fans into a frenzy when he was photoed wearing a
Many supporters have taken it as a message that
he still loves the club and that he should be brought back to have
You can see a selection of their responses here:
are on the hunt for a new forward in the summer but despite Memphis’
vast improvement, he is expected to be out of action until at least July
after suffering a ruptured cruciate ligament – making any potential
move extremely unlikely even if United were interested.
Instead, the club are targeting Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho.