Man United transfers: Louis van Gaal coy on Memphis Depay links

Louis van Gaal remains coy when quizzed about the speculation linking Memphis Depay with Manchester United

Louis van Gaal has refused to be drawn on the speculation linking Manchester United with a summer swoop for Memphis Depay.

The winger has scored an impressive 20 goals in 27 games for PSV Eindhoven this season and has been heavily linked with a possible switch to Old Trafford.

However, Van Gaal refused to comment on the speculation surrounding Depay’s future.

The Manchester United boss told a news conference on Friday: “I don’t discuss it with the media.

“You know my answer. I have a lot of relationships with players. I cannot buy all the players I have coached already.”

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United are likely to have to pay around £25m to sign the 21-year-old, who made his international debut under Van Gaal for Holland two years ago.

Van Gaal is familiar with Depay and inclued him in the Netherlands’ World Cup squad in Brazil last summer.

Depay has also attracted interest from Liverpool and Manchester City in recent weeks, but United are understood to be in pole position to secure the winger’s signature.

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