Trainer Genesio calls Memphis ‘priority’ for Olympique Lyon

Trainer Genesio calls Memphis ‘priority’ for Olympique Lyon

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Olympique Lyon coach Bruno Genesio has Friday made it clear that he’s Memphis Depay as soon as possible wants to take Manchester United.

“Memphis Depay is a priority for us”, was Genesio clear at a press conference. “In contrast to what I’ve read, I’m a big fan of him. He is a complete player, strong and he can still grow considerably. Hopefully he is as fast as possible met.”

According to English media Manchester United this week, a first bid from Olympique Lyon for a value of 15 million euro will be denied. The club manager José Mourinho would be 25 million euro are to receive for Memphis.

The 22-year-old Dutchman got a year and a half ago for over 40 million euro (including bonuses) from PSV to Manchester United.

The 27-fold Orange-international played last season under then-manager Louis van Gaal still 29 league games (two goals), but he comes this year with only four Premier League duels hardly in the plans of Mourinho.

The winter transfer closes on 31 January.

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