Ray Wilkins: This Man Utd signing needs to liven up

Ray Wilkins isn't impressed with Manchester United signing Memphis Depay

The Sport Review staff
By    

Ray Wilkins says Memphis Depay doesn’t comprehend the significance of playing for Manchester United.

The Netherlands international moved to the 20-time English champions from Eredivisie holders PSV Eindhoven in a £25m deal in the summer transfer window.

Memphis disappointed in United’s 2-0 loss to Liverpool in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 clash on Thursday night after he brought down Nathaniel Clyne for Liverpool’s penalty.

The 22-year-old has only scored two Premier League goals in 23 top-flight appearances for Louis van Gaal’s side.

Speaking to BT Sport ahead of United’s clash against West Ham United in the FA Cup quarter-final on Sunday, Wilkins criticised the Dutch starlet.

“A lot of them don’t understand what club they are playing for,” Wilkins said.

“The young man Memphis has come into the side and really hasn’t contributed too much from start to finish. He needs to liven himself up a touch.”

MORE: The latest Man Utd news and views

MORE: The latest Man Utd player tweets

Memphis has scored five times in 11 games in Europe in the Champions League and the Europa League for the Red Devils in his first season at Old Trafford.

Get 16/1 enhanced odds on Arsenal, Bournemouth and Man City to win. Hurry, offer ends soon. Click here to sign up now. T&Cs apply.

MORE: Get TREBLE the odds on any sports bet. T&Cs apply

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

MORE: Back to The Sport Review homepage

Sponsored
The Sport Review
Joshua v Molina betting: Get 3/1 enhanced odds on Joshua to win
Slideshow
The Sport Review
Top 30 highest-paid Premier League players: Man Utd, Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Neymar: 20 photos of Barcelona striker’s beautiful sister
The Sport Review
Top 26 Christian footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Man Utd players feature
The Sport Review
Man United WAGs: Meet Ander Herrera, Juan Mata and David De Gea’s girlfriends
The Sport Review
Barcelona player wages 2016: Can you guess how much Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez earn?
The Sport Review
Top 25 Muslim football players in Premier League: Arsenal, Liverpool, Man Utd and Chelsea stars feature
The Sport Review
15 Chelsea January transfer targets: Di Maria, Hazard, Lukaku, Verratti and more
The Sport Review
Top 25 most stylish footballers: Arsenal, Man Utd, Chelsea and Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Roberto Firmino: 25 photos of the Liverpool forward’s stunning wife
The Sport Review
Jack Wilshere: How I’d feel if Arsenal won Premier League title this season
The Sport Review
Paul Scholes reacts to Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s display in Man United’s win at Zorya
The Sport Review
IPTL 2016: World No1 Sania Mirza relishes special homecoming in Hyderabad