In Pictures – Depay jets in to England for first time since United deal, medical to happen next Monday

shashi / 14 May 2015

Memphis Depay has arrived in England for the first time since agreeing his 25 million move to Manchester United. The Dutch forward was spotted in London ahead of a promotional event for his kit sponsors Armour.

Depay came to London for a boot launch and is expected to be in England once again during next week to complete his medical on Monday and other formalities before agreeing his contract and completing the transfer with Manchester United.

Depay was in a confident mood ahead of his trip to England since the Manchester United as he knew the media would jump on him with questions regarding his move to Old Trafford. Depay kept his calm while answering and vowed to be one of the best footballers in the world with Manchester United.

Deapy was asked about the secret to his goal-scoring success this season, Depay said: “I don’t have a secret, you just have to work every day on your dreams,’

Depay is very pleased with his current form and the success at the World Cup. Depay said: ‘Scoring in the World Cup was good, but not the end of it. Now I am on fire.’

Depay spotted in England


Depay had special mention for his World Cup manager Louis Van Gaal, Depay said: “His performance on the training ground is different from other trainers.

“After the World Cup he told me to stay hungry and I told myself to stay hungry. When I made the decision to stay I wanted to be champion and top scorer.’

Depay discussed his big-money move to Premier League and promised to become one of the big players in the league very soon. Depay Said:

‘I set those goals and I hope to achieve them. It will be great to have an opportunity to train with him and work with him.

‘I was always reading about the Premier League. It has been a big dream and one that came true. But it is not the end of the dream, it is just starting.

‘I am looking forward to it. I want to improve myself, I believe I can be a big player in the Premier League.’

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