Memphis Depay admits he might call or text Louis van Gaal

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Manchester United winger Memphis Depay has revealed that he might call or text Louis van Gaal after the Dutchman was dismissed as the club's manager. 

Memphis, who endured a torrid debut season on English soil, has refused to blame his former boss for his below-par performances at Old Trafford. 

The former PSV man scored just two goals in 29 Premier League outings for the Red Devils and has admitted that his confidence has been hit. 


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But all is not lost for Memphis, who has also insisted that it's up to himself to get back to his best and believes the 'old Memphis' will return. 

"It's never nice to be criticised, but it's part of the game and I have to deal with it. The season did not go as planned and that hurt my confidence a bit," the 22-year-old told Fox Sport, as per

LVG text or call 

"I do not want to blame the manager for it. I played some good games and some bad matches. I do not want to blame anyone for it. I have not been in touch with Van Gaal yet. I might give him a call or send him a text.

"It's now up to me to deal with this situation and get back on track. I think every attacker is intuitive. You have to make decisions on when to go for an individual action. The old Memphis, who beat every opponent, will soon be back again.

"I did not play as many games as I hoped and I am obviously disappointed about that. I had different expectations. But I have to deal with that.

"It's now on to next season. I have to prove my worth during pre-season."

The future 

It will be all change for Memphis, who is set to be managed by former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho for the 2016/17 season. The Portuguese tactician was named as Van Gaal's successor at the end of last week and will be hopeful of helping Memphis return to his best. 

Adapting to the Premier League isn't easy, of course, and it would be foolish to write the winger off at this stage, but it's clear for all to see that a great deal of hard work and dedication is required. 

He's clearly extremely talented and has the attributes to become a leading winger in England's elite division, but it's now crucial that he manages to prove himself on a consistent basis.

But Mourinho has a ruthless streak and will expect Memphis to get to grips with the game he wants to play. The Special One is most definitely different to his predecessor and will have his own ideas for United's misfiring star. 

With the likes of Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Memphis in his ranks, the new United boss has a number of exciting players at his disposal and it will be interesting to see how he utilises them. 

Manchester United fans: do you expect Memphis to succeed under Mourinho? Have your say below! 

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