It seems some Manchester United fans have already lost faith in summer signing Memphis Depay - judging by their reactions on Twitter after news broke that the Netherlands international could miss Saturday’s Premier League clash against Crystal Palace through injury.
Louis van Gaal confirmed in his pre-match press conference that Memphis and James Wilson both picked up injuries in the Capital One Cup defeat against Middlesbrough on Wednesday night, telling reporters: “We have to wait and see [how they are].”
However, the Mirror’s reliable Manchester Football Correspondent, David McDonnell, has revealed that Memphis is out of the trip to Selhurst Park - along with both Wilson and Antonio Valencia.
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Memphis has struggled to hit top gear since arriving at Old Trafford in a £31 million deal from PSV Eindhoven in the summer.
An increasing number of fans are frustrated with the 21-year-old’s attitude, even though the self-confident Dutchman appears to be trying his best in matches - it’s just that little is coming off for the versatile winger right now.
Man Utd fans react to the news
Here’s how Manchester United fans have reacted to the news about his injury…
As you can see, some members of the Old Trafford faithful have already made their minds up about Memphis.
They doubt he possesses the required hunger to fulfil his potential, despite the fact he clearly has world-class talent.
Memphis already in danger of becoming a flop
United fans have only seen glimpses of Memphis at his best over the past few months and expected to see much more from their marquee signing in the 3-0 defeat to Arsenal before the international break.
Subbed at half-time, Memphis has only been selected sporadically by Van Gaal since.
In order to salvage his career at Manchester United, it’s imperative that the club’s latest No. 7 puts his heart and soul into becoming the best player that he possibly can.
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