Manchester United’s deal to sign highly-rated PSV Eindhoven and Holland winger Memphis Depay has certainly got those on social media into a state of excitement.
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News broke early on Thursday that the Red Devils have agreed a fee with the Dutch champions to bring the 21-year-old to Old Trafford in the summer, subject to a medical, as manager Louis van Gaal has moved swiftly to complete his first deal of the summer.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) May 7, 2015
Depay, who scored 21 goals in 28 league appearances for PSV this season as they won a first Eredivisie title in seven years, had been strongly linked with a move to United’s fierce rival Liverpool but has rejected a switch to Anfield in favour of linking up with his international team-mates in Daley Blind and Robin van Persie next season.
Take a look at a selection of tweets welcoming the talented youngster to Manchester with open arms:
— Manchester United (@ManUnitedWorld) May 7, 2015
— Christian Bollin (@CMBollin) May 7, 2015
— #RadiationMan (@ramonout) May 7, 2015
Followed your career for the past 5 years and now I finally get my wish! Welcome to Manchester United… https://t.co/dPGSnx3mXP
— Sean Malhotra (@SeanMalhotra29) May 7, 2015
— Nataly Antar (@Nataly_Antar) May 7, 2015
Buzzing with that Welcome to Manchester United @MemphisDepay ????????????????
— ArronDowning (@ArronDowning) May 7, 2015