Manchester United have officially confirmed that Memphis Depay has completed his move from PSV Eindhoven.
PSV Eindhoven forward Memphis Depay has officially signed for Manchester United on a 4-year long contract with an option to extend for a further year. The Dutch international becomes the Old Trafford cluba s first signing of the season.
Depay described the move as a a dream come truea and also hailed Louis Van Gaal as the best manager in the world.
a This is a dream come true for me; to play for the biggest club in the world and also to have the chance to work with someone who I believe is the best manager in the world, Louis van Gaal. I have great belief in my ability and I work hard to strive to achieve my dreams.a Depay said.
“I have been at PSV Eindhoven since I was 12 years old and I would like to thank them for everything. It was a great moment when we won the league and I was so happy to be part of that. This is now a new chapter in my life and one that I am looking forward to.a
Having worked with Depay during his time as Netherlands coach, Louis Van Gaal described the 21-year old as a versatile player who can play in various positions. The Manchester United manager also said that he has full faith in Depaya s potential to become a great footballer for the club.
a I know Memphis well from our time working together in the Netherlands national team. He is a young versatile player who has the ability to play in a number of different positions.a Van Gaal said.
“It will take time for Memphis to get used to the rhythm of the Premier League but I have no doubt that he has the potential to become a great footballer for this club and he is at the right club to continue the good work he has done so far.a
Manchester United officially agreed a deal to sign the Dutchman back on 7th May subject to a medical. The Red Devils have now completed the move for the winger for a fee believed to be in the region of A?25 million fighting off interest from Liverpool and Paris Saint-Germain.