Memphis Depay to Lyon: Man United winger pictured on arrival as contract talks confirmed
LYON have pictured Memphis Depay arriving in France ahead of his switch from Manchester United.
01:11, Thu, Jan 19, 2017
| UPDATED: 01:46, Thu, Jan 19, 2017
The Red Devils have accepted a £16million offer which the fee rising to £21.75m.
And the winger is now on the verge of securing a move to the Ligue 1 side with a medical expected today.
United had rejected two bids previously this month from Lyon but the two teams eventually came to an agreement over Memphis.
The French club are clearly confident of being able to present the 22-year-old soon as their player.
Memphis Depay is on the verge of ending his one-and-a-half year spell at Manchester United
Memphis Depay arrives in Lyon to discuss the terms of his future contract
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Late last night, Lyon posted a picture on their official Twitter account of Memphis with his agent, Alex Kroes.
The tweet was captioned: “Memphis Depay arrives in Lyon to discuss the terms of his future contract with OL, assisted by his agent, arriving on Thursday.”
Reports have suggested the Manchester United attacker has already agreed terms, meaning official confirmation of his move could be made as soon as today.
Memphis Depay est arrivé à Lyon pour discuter des termes de son futur contrat avec l'OL, assisté de ses agents qui arriveront ce jeudi. pic.twitter.com/yIAxf3NDyK
— Olympique Lyonnais (@OL) January 18, 2017
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Several Manchester United players were enjoying themselves in Hale Village on Monday afternoon, although Memphis Depay didn't look too happy…
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Several Manchester United players were pictured in Hale Village on Monday afternoon
Manchester United have included a buy-back option and sell-on clause in Memphis Depay's Lyon deal
Jose Mourinho claimed earlier in January that he would be happy to see Memphis stay or go during the transfer window, with the Dutchman having lacked game time.
And once the deal goes through, which also includes a buy-back option and a sell-on clause, United will have offloaded both outcasts Morgan Schneiderlin and Memphis for a combined figure of over £40m.
Mourinho will not look to replace either player mid-season, but is expected to spend big at Old Trafford come the summer.
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