Saturday, 7th June, 2014

Memphis Depay has the "body of a true athlete" and the drive to succeed, believes the winger's PSV Eindhoven team-mate Stijn Schaars, as the hype surrounding the Manchester United-linked youngster continues to grow.

The 20-year-old has been included in Holland's World Cup squad and may even link up with national team coach Louis van Gaal after the tournament at Old Trafford, when he takes charge.

PSV have denied receiving any bid from the Red Devils for Depay yet, but the chatter is growing and Schaars is another fully signed-up member of the Depay fan club.

"He is doing everything to reach the top. And as a consequence he's made such great strides in recent years", the PSV midfielder told Helden Online.


"He has a body of a true athlete, power and flair.

"I'm not afraid of him losing his head.

"His drive is huge. I like him a lot."

Schaars landed at PSV last summer from Sporting Lisbon, taking in Depay's performance and improvement this season at close quarters.

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