Memphis Depay: Luke Shaw confident partnership with his friend will be success at Manchester United this season

The pair have hit it off both on the field and on it

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Luke Shaw says that he is confident of forging a strong partnership with Memphis Depay this season, after both players impressed in Manchester United's 3-1 victory over Club Brugge in their Champions League qualifying play-off last night.

Depay, who joined United for £25m from PSV during the summer, scored twice in the win, and Shaw say the pair, who have forged a strong friendship off the pitch over the last few months, will form a lethal partnership down the left wing.

After last night's win, left-back Shaw said: “Of course I am really happy for him today," he said. "He is working so hard in training; he was really trying to get that first goal. Now he’s off the mark, hopefully it can bring him many more goals.

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Luke Shaw and Memphis Depay train in front of Louis van Gaal

 

“I think our relationship is starting to build up, we have played a couple of games together and I am starting to understand how he wants to play. It is great to be playing with him, he can beat a man and he likes the attacking support from me as well – which is something I like to do.”

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