Holland coach plays down Memphis Depay and Robin van Persie disagreement

first_imgManchester United forward Memphis Depay has been involved in a spat with former Red Devils striker Robin van Persie during a Holland training session. “Then you talk about it. That’s what happened and then it’s over.” Blind, whose son is Depay’s United team-mate Daley Blind, also stressed the episode had had no role in his decision to leave Van Persie out of his starting XI for the Kazakhstan game. Van Persie – his country’s all-time top-scorer with 49 goals in what is now 100 caps following his late substitute appearance on Saturday – left United to join Fenerbahce in July, a month after Depay’s arrival at Old Trafford from PSV Eindhoven. Press Associationcenter_img Following reports of a bust-up occurring between the pair prior to Saturday’s 2-1 victory over Kazakhstan, Dutch national team boss Danny Blind on Monday confirmed there had been an incident but was keen to play it down. Blind, quoted by www.telegraaf.nl, said: “There are sometimes situations in training where players think different. last_img

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