Memphis Depay slammed by Rio Ferdinand and Paul Scholes for FA Cup no-show

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Memphis Depay’s Manchester United nightmare went from bad to worse on Friday.

The Dutchman was told by manager Louis van Gaal that he wouldn’t be selected for today’s FA Cup final, presumably because of his poor form.

Understandably, Depay reportedly reacted angrily to facing the cut, so much so that he refused to join his teammates on the coach to London


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And his Wembley no-show appears to have angered two United legends: Rio Ferdinand and Paul Scholes.

Prior to the Red Devils’ clash with Crystal Palace, the pair criticised Depay for his selfish act (watch the video below).


Ferdinand said on BT Sport: “You’d have thought he’d get on the bus to get here, just to have the experience to come here and see what it’s like.

“It’s a great occasion and to do it, so kind of raw, for the future it doesn’t seem great.

“It’s a squad, you’ve got to keep the squad happy and in tune because next season he’s going to want to be here and be part of it. This doesn’t send out a real positive message at all really.”

Unsurprisingly, Scholes also had his say: “I don’t think there’s any need to name a squad of 18 for a cup final.

“Anybody who’s in the dressing room should just come.

“OK, you might have to be disappointed an hour-and-a-half before kick-off if you’re a sub, but you still make it part of the day and part of the weekend."

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