Memphis Depay completes move to Olympique Lyonnais

The Dutch international is leaving Old Trafford

BY Adrian Collins 13:03 Friday 20 January 2017, 13:03 20 Jan 2017

Image: Olympique Lyon/Twitter

Manchester United's Memphis Depay has completed a transfer away from the club in search of first team football. 

Depay has sealed a move to Olympique Lyonnais in Ligue 1, for a fee believed to be in the region of £21.5 million. 

Olympique Lyon confirmed the news on Twitter stating that the player would be presented officially alongside manager Bruno Génésio on Friday afternoon. 

The player himself stated that he is looking forward to the challenge of playing for the club and that he hopes "to make you all proud."

In particular, Depay had kind words for Luke Shaw, Wayne Rooney, Paul Pogba and David De Gea on Twitter for their friendship during his time at Old Trafford.

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