Ronald Koeman is hoping that Memphis Depay will step up to become one of the key players with the Dutch national team. 

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The new Oranje boss held a press conference on Monday ahead of the friendly with England on Friday and was asked if Memphis is one of the players he hopes can become key in his squad.

He responded, “I hope so, yes.

“Of course, there are sometimes times when you think: do this differently. But that also applies to other players. I am a bit old-fashioned in a lot of things, but you also have to go with the times. He has a lot of qualities, so that’s a fight that I like to go with him. ”

Koeman then revealed that he tried to sign Memphis for Everton before he joined Lyon, “I invited him to my home last year, when I wanted to get him to Everton. That did not work, he went to Lyon.”

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