Memphis Depay | Lyon watch

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    Sammyjunn Full Member

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    Didnt work out here, wish him all the best at Lyon and will be following him, hope he does well and regains his form.
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    Phil Full Member

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    The Caf doesn't.
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    No reason not to give yourself the first option to buy if he comes good even if it seems like a long shot
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    bucky Full Member

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    Well, I'm curious what he can do there. Rafael, after initially struggling, has turned out well for Lyon, hopefully the same will happen with him.
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    Sammyjunn Full Member

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    I think he'll struggle initially as well, his confidence must be below zero and this will be a huge blow to him. His dream was to play at United and become a star player there, the realization that he's nowhere near good enough and that he had to make a big steo back must be hard. But he's only 22, if he gets his head up and works hard, there's still a good career ahead of him.
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    NinjaFletch Full Member

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    Classy set of tweets that.
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    From Mourinho's comments:
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    I will be following his progress, and will watch Lyon as often as I can, forgotten how good he CAN be. More performances like the Brugges and the Mitdjylland's and he'll be fine
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    Zoo Full Member

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    Genesio a good manager for him?
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    kr0nix Full Member

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    :(:(:(:(
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    I have criticized his attitude before but these tweets are very classy and respectful tbf.

    Good Luck Memphis.
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    I'll be following his progress but for differing reasons. I never rated him and did not want him here. But everyone keeps telling me he's clearly very talented. I want to see if I'm the one that's blind.
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    DanNistelrooy Lineup Prediction & Last Man Standing winner 2017

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    What a huge disappointment he was after the hype when we signed him. I do think there is a good player in there, just not good enough. He will do well in France.
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    Regulus Arcturus Black Full Member

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    Aye, Mourinho just did it too after selling him.
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    Personally sad to see him go, I really think he will come good, but maybe this move will help him, and it doesn't hurt to have the option to buy back first clause in there just in case. Hope he does well in Lyon enough for us to get him back. He really had so much hype when he came, really sad it didn't work out. But with Martial and others in that spots, it was always going to be a tough ask.
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    Gone up in my estimation after those tweets.

    Always thought he'd be a good player and I think he'll prove that in France before moving to a bigger club again.
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    Is Rafael still there?
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    The tweets have him coming across as a lot more humble than he's been portrayed in the past.

    Can't blame a guy for letting success and excessive money go to his head but I hope he puts his head down, works hard and gets to a top European club eventually.
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    Those tweets will be the highlight of his 1,5 years at United.

    Glad to see him go.
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    Yep
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    I miss him :(
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    Classy tweets. Looks like he got on pretty well with everyone and Jose commented more than once on his professionalism. Sometimes it just doesn't work out.

    Not too many fond memories but he was fantastic in the CL qualifier last season which was the first Champions League match I watched with my son so there is that.

    Well he is gone now so I wish him the best.
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    Really not sure. I'm still not convinced Lyon have improved as much as they hoped they would under him. Jardim and Favre are definitely better than him IMO.
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    Class tweets from the young man. Good luck Memphis.

    He'll be fine. I'm glad he's away from the Premier League and British press. A new start in a calmer environment should hopefully help him. I'll be watching to see how he gets on.
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    Could someone check one of the Lyon forums and see if @NL Max is there and leading the hype train? He has probably already started a 'he had a tough upbringing, call him Memphis not Depay' thread. Funny how he just vanished from this place.
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    GE Negative Moaning Mentalist

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    Them tweets almost brought a tear to my eye for some strange reason.

    Good luck to the lad.
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    After those tweets - I want him back :(

    Wonder if the buy back has anything to do with his new found love for his time here!
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    swooshboy Band of Brothers

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    Sad to see him go to be honest.

    Think he joined at a bad time for the club.

    LVG seems to have stunted the performance and development of a number of players.

    Was chatting to some of the guys I know at Under Armour and they all say he is a great guy. They also told me they tell him he doesn't help himself sometimes!!

    Those tweets were very classy.

    Hope he does very well there.
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    Genuinely think he might have been Depay lol
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    I agree.

    His tattoos and cars had no thing to do with his poor form.

    In fact reading all the things about Memphis it's more obvious that he has the attitude to succeed, just not the talent imo.
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    Alabaster Codify7 Full Member

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    I'm glad others have already said, that those tweets make me feel a little bit sad. It was definitely the right decision to sell him but he didn#t need to do that - he clearly had a lot of friends at the club and was well thought of.

    Really nice gesture on his part. Good luck Memphis.
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    Lyon have two big gambles on Depay and Balotelli. If it pays off for them they could have a competitive CL team.
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    Balotelli plays for Nice
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    I don't have a clue who he is so it's resounding yes for me.