Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Reds Reject Memphis Is Now Showing True Class

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Reds Reject Memphis Is Now Showing True Class

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MEMPHIS Depay has now scored more goals in his last nine appearances than he ever managed in 18 months at United after firing the Netherlands to victory against Scotland on Thursday night.

The 23-year-old started and finished a clinical breakaway goal just five minutes before half-time as the Oranje claimed a narrow 1-0 win at Hampden Park.

Former United team-mates Timothy Fosu-Mensah and Daley Blind were also handed starts by boss Dick Advocaat in his penultimate game as the Netherlands' manager, but it was Memphis who stole the show.

It was the forward's sixth goal in five games - his best run of form since helping PSV win the Eredivisie title in May, 2015 - and the forward's revival is gathering pace at Lyon.

The Ligue 1 giants may lie seven points off leaders PSG in the table, but their mouthwatering frontline, featuring Memphis, Bertrand Traore and Nabil Fekir, has won them admirers from across Europe. …

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