Manchester United: Memphis Depay makes move to Lyon

Manchester United have sold Netherlands forward Memphis Depay to French Ligue 1 club Lyon.

It is thought the fee is £16m rising to £21.7m, with the add-ons including Lyon qualifying for the Champions League and Depay getting a new contract.

United have also agreed buy-back and sell-on clauses.

Depay, 22, has scored seven goals in 53 appearances since joining United in a £31m move from PSV Eindhoven in May 2015. The initial fee was about £25m.

The deal with PSV is thought to have included a number of add-ons which have not been met.

Lyon are fourth in Ligue 1, 11 points behind leaders Monaco and eight points behind PSG in third, the closest Champions League qualification place.

This season Depay has made eight appearances for United, but has featured for eight minutes since the end of October.

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