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Depay Aims For Greatness At Man United

Posted: Jul 24, 2015 at 12:01 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Manchester United midfielder Memphis Depay says he is aiming to become a “legend” at Old Trafford.

The Dutch international joined the 13-time Premier League champions from PSV Eindhoven this summer for a fee believed to be in the region of £22million, putting pen-to-paper on a four-year contract. The 21-year-old helped guide the Boeren to the Eredivisie title with some sensational performances and the forward ended up as the top-goalscorer in the league with 22 strikes.

The Dutchman, who previously worked under Louis van Gaal for the national team, has enjoyed a great start to life at United, having already notched his first goal for the club during the 3-1 friendly win over San Jose Earthquakes.

However, despite impressing early into his Manchester career, Depay insists there is a lot of work to be done if he is going to achieve his dream of becoming one of the greatest players at Old Trafford.

“I’m honest – of course I want to be a legend,” he said. “I will put pressure on myself to play good every game. I’m still young, I have to improve, the Premier League is different so we will see. “I have to do my job, so then yeah, maybe in time I can be a legend. But to have those positive sounds from the fans and the legends that talk about me, I’m grateful for that.” United opens its Premier League season with a home clash against Tottenham Hotspur and, with Matteo Darmian, Morgan Schneiderlin and Bastian Schweinsteiger also joining this summer, the team could be on a winning side.