Manchester United’s Memphis Depay scored twice as the Netherlands beat Luxembourg 3-1 in a World Cup qualifier to move second in Group A.

Depay, a £25m signing from PSV in 2015, has played just 20 minutes for United in the Premier League this season.

But the 22-year-old came off the bench in Luxembourg to score with a header and free-kick to secure victory.

Depay has vowed to fight for his place in the Jose Mourinho team. Reports yesterday suggest that his countryman and Everton boss Ronald Koeman wants to bring him to Goodison Park in January. But the talented winger is not getting carried away by the offer from Everton boss as he wants to carry his international form to old Trafford.

“Are Everton an option? I cannot say anything about that. I am just focused on United. That is the most important thing for me,” Depay told NOS.

“I do not know anything about it. We will have to wait and see. I am focused on Manchester United.

“I will return to the club now, give my all and work hard on the training pitch in order to hopefully get more playing time. I hope to build on this at United.

“But yeah, I return to United in a different state of mind than when I left.  Of course, I am very happy. It is a great feeling to score two goals. Things went well. I felt confident.

“We will have to wait and see if this can help me get back on track. I am just happy that I got playing time and that we won.”


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