first_imgManchester United could be signing the new Cristiano Ronaldo in Memphis Depay, according to legendary former Netherlands star Ronald de Boer.The Red Devils are understood be in pole position to land the £25-million rated attacking starlet, who has enjoyed a sensational season to help fire PSV Eindhoven to the Eredivisie title.And, according to De Boer, the 21-year-old has the potential to be a United superstar.“He is one of the biggest talents in Europe,” said the former Ajax and Barcelona star, speaking on the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast.“He has skill compared to a young Cristiano Ronaldo. He Is very lively, technically unbelievable, very skilful, very fast, he has a great goalscoring record, he can shoot from every distance – he has everything.“For me, he is without doubt one of the best talents we have.”Liverpool are also believed to be keen on luring Depay to the Premier League, but De Boer says the fact he has worked under Louis van Gaal before with the Netherlands national team suggests a move to United is more likely.He added: “I don’t want to say which club is more suitable for him, but if he goes to United he knows there is a Dutch coach there who knows him from the World Cup. That is an advantage.”For Man United news, views and videos, check out Talk Manchester United on Facebooklast_img

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