Memphis Depay reacts after rival fans insulted him of having no father

Memphis Depay reacts after rival fans insulted him of having no father

- Fans targeted Memphis Depay with a banner saying he has 'no dad' during Lyon match against Saint-Etienne

- The 24-year-old Lyon winger does not speak to his father’s relations concerning the issue

- The Dutch forward took to Twitter to hit back at the fans trolls after Lyon' defeated Saint-Etienne

Former Man United forward Memphis Depay, who currently plies his trade with Lyon in the French topflight, was a target by the home fans who displayed a banner saying "5million followers but no dad" during their match against Saint-Etienne.

According to a UK Sun report, despite all the insult from the fans, the 24-year-old the Dutch winger and his Lyon teammates emerge victorious after coming from behind to call all three points before turning to the social media to respond to their jibes.

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Depay revealed in his response that he was not bothered by the foul language the fans used to tackle him during the Rhone-Loire derby.

"I have nothing against the people who did this. I know they low key love me!

"I also know they mad. They just mad they don't have one player with the same quality like me.

"It doesn't bother me one second. I just wanted to say some things about it. Zero points against us this season I can imagine what that feels like,” Depay tweeted on Monday night.

Lyon President Jean-Michel Aulas was among the many that drummed support for the Dutch international using Twitter.

"Memphis you are a greatest player, a very good boy and asse fan are nothing .. we are very proud of you and all the team.,” the French businessman tweeted in support of the Dutchman.

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Interestingly, Memphis refused using his father’s name on his jersey and on his social media handles, no thanks to the poor relationship existing between the pair.

"No weapon formed against you shall prosper, I leave it by that! God bless everybody! Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only love can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, love can do that,” he added.

At the last count, the Dutchman is still unhappy his dad, Dennis Depay left him at four to be catered for by his mother.

But during an interview with UK Sun in 2015, Dennis denied the claims.

"Saying that I didn't see him after he was four is a lie.

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"It is unbelievable, it is not nice. He is my son and I love him. I am the man who gave him his first ball.

"He was not abandoned by me. That is not true. I was always there for him.

Earlier, reported that Lyon forward Nabil Fekir emerged a surprise target for Chelsea.

Blues chiefs want to lure the 25-year-old star to Stamford Bridge in case Belgium international Eden Hazard decides to join Spanish club Real Madrid.

Although Hazard has made it clear that he wants to stay at Chelsea, but there have been reports that Real Madrid are coming back in January to tempt the Blues to sell him. ( -> We have updated to serve you better.

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