After a rather unfortunate stopover at Manchester United, Memphis Depay was able to restart his career with Olympique Lyon. The Ligue 1 club should only be a transit station. His goal? Among other things, Bayern.
In 2015, Memphis Depay had left his training club PSV Eindhoven and joined Manchester United for 34 million euros. One and a half years and only seven goals later, it went on to Olympique Lyon. In the case of the French, the offensive artist regained his former strength and is an indispensable part of the first division squad. The Dutchman, however, has different goals.
” Lyon is a big club, but not one of the top five in Europe, ” the 24-year-old told the Dutch sports magazine, ” Heroes ” surprisingly openly, to directly bring even possible new employers into the game: ” I want to become a club like Real Madrid, Barcelona, Chelsea, Manchester City, Paris St. Germain or Bayern Munich. “
With the level of his current employer as well as the living conditions Depay is apparently not completely satisfied: ” I would like to move to a city that suits me. And run for a team that really wants to play football. “In Lyon, the 43-times national player is still under contract until 2021.
FT-opinion: Hasan Salihamidzic is happy to note that a player like Depay is openly toying with a move to Munich. Substitute for Arjen Robben and probably also Franck Ribéry must come this summer. And you will also be looking for a new center forward after the departure of Sandro Wagner. Callum Hudson-Odoi wants to move to Munich, but according to the latest statements from Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri is also behind a possible summer transfer a big question m