Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

MEMPHIS Depay Insists He Will Not Buckle under [...]

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

MEMPHIS Depay Insists He Will Not Buckle under [...]

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- MEMPHIS Depay insists he will not buckle under the pressure of playing for United as he works towards being the best player on the planet.

The Dutch youngster arrived at Old Trafford with big expectations. Louis van Gaal announced in the player's first press conference that "he has the potential to become a great footballer for this club", and Memphis was dubbed the best young player for 2015 by France Football.

Memphis has been happy to add to the pressure himself though, asking for the famous No.7 shirt.

And while he has been more Antonio Valencia than Eric Cantona to date, he does not plan on changing his approach. "It's part of who I am," he said.

"I need it, to set new goals. Goals that maybe other people find too extreme. …

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