Memphis Depay was signed by fellow Dutchman Louis van Gaal a year ago, after shining for PSV the season before. In Manchester, it has been a different story for the youngster.

Memphis has revealed that he hasn’t spoken to Van Gaal since he was sacked, but is determined to come back better and stronger next season.

It’s never nice to be criticised, but it’s part of the game and I have to deal with it. The season did not go as planned and that hurt my confidence a bit. I do not want to blame the manager for it. I played some good games and some bad matches. I do not want to blame anyone for it. I have not been in touch with Van Gaal yet. I might give him a call or send him a text.

It’s now up to me to deal with this situation and get back on track. I think every attacker is intuitive. You have to make decisions on when to go for an individual action. The old Memphis, who beat every opponent, will soon be back again. I did not play as many games as I hoped and I am obviously disappointed about that. I had different expectations. But I have to deal with that. It’s now on to next season. I have to prove my worth during pre-season.




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