Why Manchester United transfer deal with Everton collapsed
MANCHESTER UNITED have agreed to sell Memphis Depay to Lyon for a fee that could rise to £21.7million.
Depay arrived at Manchester United in 2015 expected to take the Premier League by storm.
However, he toiled under Louis van Gaal as the club won the FA Cup last season.
His struggles have since been magnified following the appointment of Jose Mourinho as manager in the summer.
Memphis Depay was wanted by Everton but will instead sign for Lyon
Memphis Depay spotted looking shady as he gets into his car
Wed, January 11, 2017
Manchester United outcast Memphis Depay seemed keen to keep a low profile as he got into his £250,000 Rolls Royce after enjoying lunch in Hale on Wednesday
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Memphis Depay is spotted out and about in the village of Hale
Louis van Gaal signed Memphis Depay for Manchester United
Depay featured in just eight games for the club this season and was always going to depart the club this month.
Express Sport understands Everton were keen to bring him to Goodison Park.
However, the Daily Star claim United wanted a permanent move away for the Holland international.
Memphis Depay made just one start for Manchester United this season
Everton were only willing to sign him on loan having splashed out £24million on Morgan Schneiderlin.
Ronald Koeman harboured doubts over his attitude and Mourinho wanted a permanent resolution to the transfer saga.
Depay joins Lyon but the possibility of a return has not been ruled out, with the club inserting a buy-back clause into his contract.
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