- Memphis Depay has explained the ordeal he went through at Manchester United
- He made it clear that the Premier League side played boring style of football
- The forward only spent 18 months at Manchester United before he joined Lyon
Former Manchester United star Memphis Depay has lashed out at the Premier League side claiming their styles of football is so boring for players.
Memphis Depay did not enjoy active playing time at Manchester United spending only 18 months at the club before he left Old Trafford in 2017 to Lyon.
Before he joined Manchester United in 2015 from PSV, he scored 28 goals and then Red Devils' boss Louis van Gaal hoped Depay would change the fortune of the club.
But he could only score two goals in 33 Premier League appearances for Manchester United before ex manager Jose Mourinho ended his stay at Old Trafford.
Depay has now opened up over his harrowing experience at Manchester United criticizing both Van Gaal and Mourinho’s tactics.
“I was convinced I could add something that wasn’t there yet. Creativity. Boldness. Moves.
“Manchester United is one of the biggest clubs in the world. In name. But for years, they played football that put you to sleep,'' Depay explained according to report on UK Sun.
The 25-year-old forward also explained how Van Gaal frustrated him at Old Trafford because he refused to adhere to his advise by getting a mental coach.
''Van Gaal kept on saying that I needed to talk to that mental coach. It would benefit my focus and concentration level, he said.
“But I didn’t feel like talking to a stranger, also because I had my own mental coach since I was 12 already,'' he said.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Olympique Lyon striker Memphis Depay recounted his ordeal playing under Jose Mourinho at Premier League side Manchester United.
The Portuguese tactician froze the Dutch man out of his squad after the arrival of both Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Alexis Sanchez.
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