Memphis Depay and Wayne Rooney continue blossoming partnership for Manchester United

Memphis Depay and Wayne Rooney continue blossoming partnership for Manchester United

Manchester United duo Memphis Depay and Wayne Rooney again linked up well during the 3-1 win against San Jose Earthquakes on Tuesday night.

Memphis and Rooney had played together during the Club America game last time out and the signs of a potential partnership were certainly there.

They continued to enjoy each other’s company against San Jose and Memphis eventually opened his account for Man United with a nice finish just before half time.

The Dutchman made his name as a winger at PSV Eindhoven but Louis van Gaal may use him up top for United next term:

Radamel Falcao and Robin van Persie have both left Old Trafford this summer, leaving Wayne Rooney, Javier Hernandez and James Wilson as the only out-and-out strikers at United.

Van Gaal had suggested earlier this week that he is targeting a ‘surprise’ forward, but he later dismissed these comments following the San Jose match. Perhaps the experienced coach sees Memphis and Rooney as his main strikers heading into the future.

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Ben graduated with a first-class honours degree in Journalism from the University of Sheffield and he was The Peoples Person's co-editor between March 2015-16. He is now a regular contributor and freelancer.