Memphis Depay: I REJECTED Liverpool in order to join Manchester United.

MANCHESTER UNITED new-boy Memphis Depay has revealed he turned down a number of clubs in order to secure a move to Old Trafford.

The Red Devils struck a deal, which is understood to be in the region of £25m, for the Dutch attacking midfielder yesterday afternoon.

A number of Europe's top club's were interested in securing the 21-year-old's signature, including United's bitter rivals Liverpool.

And Depay - who has found the back of the net 27 times this season - has revealed he turned down a switch to Anfield in order to seal a move to the Theatre of Dreams.

When asked if other clubs were interested in signing him, the PSV ace said: "Yes, but you shouldn’t believe all the rumours in the media.

"In the end it was just a matter of feeling, not a matter of money.

"It was an exciting and pretty hectic period, and to have a choice between so many top clubs doesn’t make it any easier.

"For me, Manchester United is an absolute dream club, so I didn’t need any convincing of the guys who already play at Manchester United.

"They told me only positive things though, and I’m looking forward to playing with my Dutch teammates next to all the other great players of Manchester United. And working with manager Louis van Gaal again is also a big bonus."

Source: Daily Star

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