- Associated Press - Thursday, May 7, 2015

MANCHESTER, England (AP) - Manchester United has reached a deal to sign Memphis Depay from PSV Eindhoven, reuniting the winger with former Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal.

The move is subject to the 21-year-old Depay passing a medical examination and would go through once the transfer window opens in June, United said.

Depay is this season’s top scorer in Dutch league with 21 goals and played for the Netherlands under Van Gaal, who left the national team job after the 2014 World Cup to join United.

“Memphis has gone through all the teams of the PSV youth academy and has played an important part in the national title this year,” PSV sporting director Marcel Brands told the Dutch club’s website. “He’s a wonderful exponent of our training and will make a nice transition to a magnificent club in a beautiful competition.

“We obviously lose a fantastic player, which is of great value to the team. But PSV grants him this wonderful step.”

United is planning early for next season when it hopes to be back in the Champions League. With three games to go, United is in the fourth qualification place through the Premier League.

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