- Memphis Depay is on Liverpool radar as potential replacement for Sadio Mane in the summer
- Mane has emerged as one of Real Madrid’s main summer transfer targets
- The 25-year-old Depay has rebuilt his career at Lyon and is a regular in the Dutch national team
Memphis Depay, former Man United winger, is linked with a switch to Liverpool as possible replacement for Sadio Mane in the summer.
According to Metro citing L’Équipe, the 25-year-old Dutch international, who joined Man United from PSV Eindhoven in the summer of 2015, struggled from form and confidence under Louis van Gaal and later Jose Mourinho.
However, since Depay was sent packing by the Portuguese tactician over 24 months ago, the Dutchman has rediscovered his scoring ways netting 30 times in 80 Ligue 1 games.
The report further revealed that Depay is eager to leave Lyon for one of Europe’s top clubs in the coming window.
Despite United having the option of first refusal in his contract at Lyon, it is unlikely Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will make the move this summer, with the Ted Devils main focus centered on defence and central midfield additions.
In addition, L’Équipe claims the Reds are keeping tabs on Depay’s situation, with Real Madrid plotting a move in Sadio Mane.
The Teranga Lions forward has emerged an important target for Zinedine Zidane in the summer after a comeback second spell at the Bernabeu.
At the last count, Mane has scored 20 times across all competitions this season, competing with Mohamed Salah as Liverpool’s most deadly strikers.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Zinedine Zidane has named Liverpool forward Sadio Mane as Real Madrid primary transfer target this summer.
According to Spanish news channel, Marca, the Frenchman, who recently returned as Los Blancos boss is a big fans of the Senegalese.
Equally, and was thrilled with his performance during Liverpool’s away win over Bayern Munich in the Champions League round of 16. The report further revealed that Zidane is insisting on landing Mane at the end of the campaign after keeping close tabs on him over the years. Read more: https://www.legit.ng/1229547-zinedine-zidane-reveals-sadio-mane-real-madrid-primary-target-summer.html
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