Manchester United Following the recent, they have eliminated concerns about their centre-forward chasm. loan Burnley reached agreement for Wout Wegehorst. But, it could be further strengthened offensively by a move Memphis Depay.
Depay, who makes his living with FC Barcelona, signed by the Red Devils in 2015. £31m After impressing with PSV Eindhoven in his maiden period of professional career, he was unable to ignite the fire to success at Old Trafford.
Departing for French outfit Olympique Lyonnais, Depay recorded Before he was released from his contract, he scored 76 goals with 55 assists. He then moved to Catalonia where he has been a key figure in the side’s revival. Barca currently leads the Spanish soccer league. La Liga Table with 41 points 16 games.
Imagine Depay & Weghorst
Only seven goals and six assists have been scored. 53 The appearances 86-cap The Netherlands international might feel that he is not finished at the Theatre of Dreams. However, if United can actually get a successful bid to his signature into Blaugrana’s transfer department, all might be well.
As per FBrefThe £171k-per-week Depay ranks within the top 6% of wingers and attacking midfielders in Europe’s top five leagues for goals, the top 1% for both progressive passes received and touches in the attacking penalty area, and the top 10% for dribbles completed – highlighting his direct pedigree when cutting inside from his favoured offensive left flank.
Memphis Depay should be resigned by Man United
Such a dynamic offensive presence could certainly benefit the incoming Weghorst, with the countrymen perhaps bouncing off each other’s skill sets.
Weghorst is a massive 6 foot 6 talisman. He will be a towering presence in the centre of the flourishing United frontline. But his physicality would be tremendously beneficial to Depay and others who could find areas of space and inject pace into the penalty area.
The 30-year-old marksman, who is currently on loan at Turkish outfit Besiktas has scored nine goals and provided four assists this season. 18 His appearances were a demonstration of his creative flair, which could help his compatriot flourish. He will be looking to carry the ball across pitch and unleash a barrage shots.
Depay, the offensive “enigma” that he is, as lauded by prominent football writer Jonathan Liew, could instil an air of mystique into the United ranks, and alongside his national teammate, an innate and deadly partnership could indeed be forged at club level. Man United must make a move. It would increase their offensive tenfold.