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Man United team news: Star forward unwilling to accept ‘supporting role’

Manchester United forward Memphis Depay has stated that he is unwilling to accept a ‘supporting role’ at Old Trafford, according to the Mirror.

The Netherlands international also stated that he may be forced to leave the club if his situation does not change. Per-the-source, United signed Depay from PSV for for £25m last year however, the Dutchman has failed to settle in at Old Trafford.

Depay lost his place in United’s starting line-up under Louis van Gaal and has only been used as a substitute by Jose Mourinho.

The 22-year-old has also admitted that he will look for a move away from the club if his situation does not change.

“I am the same person and I know what I want,” Memphis Depay was quoted as saying by the Mirror.

“A supporting role is not for me. I’m not a player who is happy with the fact that he is under contract with Manchester United.

“This is my dream club, but I want to play.”

Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw by Stoke City over the weekend and find themselves five points behind leaders Manchester City.

The Red Devils take on their bitter rivals Liverpool in their next Premier League game on October 17.

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