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Mourinho is open to a return to ‘professional’ Memphis at United

Mourinho is open to a return to ‘professional’ Memphis at United

Manager José Mourinho is pleased that Manchester United is a terugkoopclausule has included in the contract of Memphis Depay. The 22-year-old attacker was Friday officially presented with Olympique Lyon.

“I think it’s important that Manchester United control and can recover it, because Memphis is potentially a very good player. I would not know why he is not back might times,” said Mourinho on Friday on the site of Manchester United.

Olympique Lyon wrapped up on Monday, the transfer from Memphis, which at the current number four in France, has signed a contract until mid-2021.

The former attacker for PSV this season, with United not in the plans of Mourinho. Nevertheless, the Portuguese is that Memphis little could do. “We simply have a lot of attackers in the selection. Memphis is a great professional who worked really hard for this chance.”

Mourinho is also of the opinion that many people have a wrong image of the attacker. “There are people who think that Memphis is not successful at United because he is only concerned with expensive clothes and big cars. But that is really not totally true. Actually, I have only good things to say about him.”

Presentation Memphis with Olympique Lyon

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Memphis was in 2015 by former manager Louis van Gaal to Manchester United achieved. In one and a half season with the ‘Mancunians’ came the 27-fold international of Orange to 53 games in which he seven times scored.

Although Memphis is not out of the paint has come at United, Mourinho is not that Van Gaal in 2015 has made an error by the attacker to Old Trafford.

“He had very good things to see in the Premier league and the world cup of 2014. So I understand that Van Gaal has achieved. Maybe Memphis in the 18 months at United was not successful, but he is still very young. Hopefully he does well in Lyon.”

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