Memphis Depay takes to Instagram after Manchester United exit speculation

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It was widely documented that Dutch midfielder Memphis Depay had deleted his Manchester United photos and unfollowed his teammates over the course of the weekend.  

As per the Independent, this led to speculation over his future at the Red Devils. The 22-year-old has, of course, endured a torrid debut campaign on English soil, failing to come to prominence under Louis van Gaal's regime.  

With just two goals from 27 league outings, Depay has flattered to deceive at Old Trafford. While the likes of Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford, Jesse Lingard and co. have enjoyed prominent roles, Depay just hasn't been able to establish himself as a key man for the club. 


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Despite his struggles, his recent activity on social media took many by surprise. Indeed, Sky Sports presenter - and United fan - Hayley McQueen took to social media to reveal the news. 

She tweeted: "DePIED-0ff. Hmmm Memphis Depay really has deleted all his Instagram pics of him as a Man Utd player & unfollowed his MUFC teammates."

Depay's activity, then, may well have caused confusion amongst Manchester United supporters, but they will be relieved to see his latest movements on social media. 

Now, though, as you can see below, he has released 12 images of himself in the red of the Red Devils...

Perhaps Depay is still committed to United, but it looks set to be an interesting summer ahead for the misfiring winger. 

Depay and his Manchester United teammates were in attendance at the club's end of season award ceremony on Monday night. 

United in transition 

Manager Louis van Gaal, who appears to be facing an uncertain future at the club, insisted that his side are in a period of transition. 

"I'm a coach, a manager who would rather have some authority but every day the players can read it, what do you think about my authority as well? What do you think about the way they want to follow my advice when the coach is shown like a nobody?" said Van Gaal at United's end-of-season awards ceremony, as per Sky Sports.

"But I am not like that. I am very arrogant. I am one of the best managers in the world.

"When the media is writing for six months I am sacked already... I can cope with that. It is not new for me. For my players, it is not so easy."

"I am happy to give the fans a final. Expectations are too high.

"We are in a period of transition. It is not so easy. We have to meet the expectations of the biggest club in the world."

Can Depay still become a success at United? Have your say below! 

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