Tue 29 November 2022 | 15:07

Depay returns to Van Gaal’s starting line-up against Qatar

Depay was a risk for the Netherlands after picking up a hamstring injury before the tournament. Missing two of the Netherlands matches, Depay is back to Louis van Gaal's starting line-up.

Barcelona star

Memphis Depay

made a brief cameo in Netherlands’ 2-0 victory over Senegal but his fitness was still doubtful ahead of the


' final group game of Qatar 2022 against Qatar.

Louis Van Gaal has selected the former Manchester United star to start alongside Gakpo against Qatar. He said:

"We're going to do anything and everything to progress to the next match."

Depay will group with Netherlands’ wonderboy


, who proved to be trustworthy of his national side.



is already eliminated, the Netherlands tries for a win to go to the next stage of the tournament as the group winners. If so, they will either face Iran or England in the next stage of the tournament.



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