We can’t say we’re overly thrilled about this one.
According to Ladbrokes, we are now the favourites to sign Manchester United winger Memphis Depay this summer. Personally, we think we dodged a bullet when we didn’t sign him last summer – and now he’s been tainted by a season at our bitter rivals, we’re even less keen on the idea.
The 22-year-old, who looks to be on his way out of Old Trafford, has been priced at 7/4 to make the switch. That’s in from 7/2 a few weeks ago.
Leicester City, Stoke City, and Depay’s former club PSV Eindhoven have all been installed as 10/1 second favourites.
No player has made the jump between the two clubs since we snapped up Phil Chisnall from our neighbours for £25,000 way back in 1964.
Rafa Benitez was famously on the verge of bringing in Argentine full-back Gabriel Heinze, but Alex Ferguson refused to sanction the deal.