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Memphis Depay ready to focus ahead of Manchester United

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Manchester United new-boy Memphis Depay has insisted that he's ready to focus ahead of pre-season training with his new club. 

Writing on Instagram, the Dutch international, who completed a move to Old Trafford from PSV earlier this month, revealed that he had an 'amazing holiday', before turning his attentions to his new club. 

Depay, of course, is recognised as one of the leading young talents in world football, having produced the goods week in, week out in the Eredivisie. 

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In fact, the 21-year-old helped PSV secure the title last term after securing the Golden Boot award for the 2014/15 campaign. Manchester United, though, will no doubt prove a step up for the youngster, who will once again work under the guidance of Louis van Gaal. 

And the forward is clearly excited ahead of his challenge with the Red Devils...

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Hailed by Giggs

Depay, of course, is set to arrive at the club with an exciting reputation, and Manchester United coach Ryan Giggs is certainly hopeful the Dutchman can produce the goods for the club. 

The Welshman recently stated: "One thing we probably have lacked since Cristiano - and Becks (David Beckham) before him – is free kicks. And it looks like Depay has a great track record from free kicks as well.

Over a season, if you can score more from free-kicks and corners it adds up and makes a real difference in winning games. So, no pressure… but hopefully he'll score 10 free kicks every year!

"Old Trafford is the right stage for a player like him, because if you try things that don't come off the fans will stay behind you. You're at a club where they want you to do things off the cuff, to entertain them."

Fantastic quartet 

There's no doubt about it, if Depay manages to hit the ground running, then he could be involved in one of the most exciting and dynamic attacks in England. Louis van Gaal, of course, has an array of attacking talent available to him, but if the quartet of Angel di Maria, Juan Mata, Wayne Rooney and Depay find their best form, then they would no doubt prove a formidable force. 

It certainly won't be easy fro Depay to cement his place in the side, though: the likes of Ashley Young, Marouane Fellaini and Co. have excelled in attacking areas of the pitch of late, while youngster Adnan Januzaj will be determined to secure himself some game time. 

But Depay has the world at his feet, and he's in the right place to prove his credentials. If he works hard, then there's reason why he can't become a leading name at the Theatre of Dreams for many years.

Manchester United fans: How many goals do you expect Depay to score next season? Have your say in the comments section below! 

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