Photo: Memphis Depay sends heartfelt message to Man United legend

Memphis Depay takes to social media to single out Ryan Giggs for special praise after he left Manchester United

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Memphis Depay has taken to social media to single out Ryan Giggs for special praise after the former midfielder departed Manchester United on Saturday.

The 42-year-old former Wales star left his role as Manchester United’s assistant manager on Saturday to bring an end to his 29-year association with the Red Devils.

Giggs’ exit from United was announced in the wake of Jose Mourinho’s appointment as the club’s new manager on a three-year contract back in May.

The Welshman had worked under Louis van Gaal as his assistant manager and had one year left on his contract with the club.

But Mourinho’s plans to bring in Rui Faria as his assistant manager at Old Trafford paved the way for Giggs to leave the club.

And Depay, despite only having worked alongside Giggs for one season, was full of praise for the former Wales international.

The Netherlands international posted the picture above on his personal Instagram account on Sunday and wrote: “It was a huge honour to have worked with you. I wish you all the best for the future! #GiggsLegend”

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