True cost of Man United signing revealed: Old Trafford secure bargain buy

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Man United are said to have paid £19m for Dutch winger Memphis Depay according to the Metro, significantly less than the figures quoted at the time of his move to Old Trafford.

Previous reports in relation to Depay’s move from PSV Eindhoven to Man United suggested the deal cost in the region of £27m-£31m and the fact that Louis van Gaal snapped up the impressive attacker for a lesser sum will greatly please fans of the Premier League side.

Louis van Gaal also picked up a real bargain in the form of World Cup winning midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger with Man United said to have forked out just £6.5m to land the Bayern Munich man.


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Though 21-year-old Depay has yet to really make an impact in Premier League action he has proven a success whilst on Champions League duty, the Man United man bagging three goals in the competition thus far this term.

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