Gary Neville fires warning at Man Utd new-boy Memphis Depay

Gary Neville warns Manchester United fans not to expect too much from Memphis Depay too soon at Manchester United

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff

Gary Neville has warned Memphis Depay that it will take him time to adapt to the rigours of the Premier League following his summer move to Manchester United.

The Netherlands winger is set to join the Red Devils officially next month after United agreed a deal with PSV Eindhoven to bring the 21-year-old to Old Trafford.

He’s got to settle in the country and get used to playing football in Manchester

Gary Neville

However, former United defender Neville believes that it will take some time for Depay to settle at the club and warned fans not to expect too much from him too soon.

Speaking to Sky Sports on Sunday, Neville said: “It’s a typical Manchester United signing to sign someone who has got potential but hasn’t yet grown to become the finished product.”

He added: “I think Depay looks like an exciting player but there’s a lot of obstacles to overcome to determine as to whether he going to become the real deal.

“He’s got to settle in the country and get used to playing football in Manchester. It will be different but it fits the bill in terms of him being a young player.”

Depay scored 22 goals and made five assists in 30 Eredivisie games to help PSV win the Dutch league this season. He also netted three times in the Europa League.

Manchester United, who have secured a top-four finish during Van Gaal’s first season in charge at the club, travel to Hull City in their final Premier League game next weekend.

MORE:

MORE: The latest football transfer news

MORE: Meet the Premier League's most stylish footballers

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

The Sport Review
Shanghai Masters 2017: Rampant Roger Federer downs Rafael Nadal for 94th career title
The Sport Review
Top 50 most stylish footballers in the world in 2017: Arsenal, Man United, Chelsea, Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Top 40 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Man United stars feature
The Sport Review
Top 25 footballers’ cars: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Real Madrid players feature
The Sport Review
Top 20 Nigerian footballers in Premier League: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Arsenal player wages 2017: Do you know how much Xhaka, Ozil and Coquelin earn each week?
The Sport Review
Joey Barton predicts where Chelsea will finish this season
The Sport Review
Arsenal make final decision about Mesut Ozil’s future – report
The Sport Review
Length of Chelsea star Victor Moses’ injury lay-off confirmed – report