Netherlands legend Willem van Hanegem believes there is no chance that Memphis Depay will make the Euro 2020 squad. He is impressed by Bayern Munich sensation Joshua Zirkzee and believes the youngster could feature for Oranje.

Memphis suffered an ACL injury last weekend and is expected to be out for around six months.

Van Hanegem, writing in his column for Algemeen Dagblad believes that the injury will rule him out of the Euros, “Like all players who suffer a serious injury, he is looking for opportunities to return faster than expected.

“I hope he is wise, takes the time to recover and can still have some great seasons in the top after the summer.

“I was often critical of Depay because I thought he had to bring more with his qualities. He has been doing that lately and this is really a big hit. Of course I wish him well. “

Van Hanegem believes 18-year-old Joshua Zirkzee could be an interesting replacement for Memphis, along with Wout Weghorst and Myron Boadu.

He said, “If that guy can continue to develop, he might be an option to fill the vacancy for Memphis Depay at Oranje. Together with Myron Boadu and Wout Weghorst.

‘I am not interested in the fact that Zirkzee and Boadu are very young. Age says nothing. Do you think they will let someone in Bayern come in who is not ready for it? ”

Zirkzee has netted two goals in two Bundesliga games for Bayern Munich so far.




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