Dutch legend Marco Van Basten has spoken very highly of Manchester United’s latest signing Memphis Depay. United sealed Depay’s transfer for a reported 23million from PSV earlier this month.
Depay’s transfer has created quite an excitement among United fans as the young Dutch forward is an exciting player.
Having worked with Depay at AZ and Heerenveen, legendary Dutch striker Van Basten thinks that Depay is a very special talent and better than all the other players of his age.
Van Basten said: “He’s a special talent. He’s better than the rest.
” He’s a young star who is strong and has his own ideas, which I think is a good thing for a player.
“He’s also a guy who still wants to learn and he’s in good hands with Louis van Gaal who has already worked with him at the World Cup.”
Van Basten expressed his thought son the player and assured United fans that Depay will come good for the Red Devils once he adapts to the English game.
Van Basten believes, Depay has all the abilities to success immediately but asked the fans to be patient with Depay even if it takes him few months or first season to adapt at Old Trafford.
Van Basten said: “He now has to demonstrate that he can also play well in England. He will show that to you.
“I don’t know whether it will be quick and come in the first year but he has the skills to succeed in England.”