News on August 29 Depay performed a hat-trick in the opening game of Ligue 1 in Lyon,Help the team beat Dijon 4-1.He said in an interview after the game,At this stage, he has not communicated with the former Dutch coach Koeman.But he dreams of joining a big club.
“In fact I am now focusing on Lyon,I’m glad I’m back,I haven’t talked to Coman yet.You know that he has been involved in my rehabilitation process,Come to Rome to see me,He also came to see me when I returned to the Netherlands to train,We have a good relationship.”
“Now he is the coach of Barcelona,I focus on Lyon,Because I am here now.I can dream of joining the giants,Let’s wait and see for the future,But at the moment I am the player here,I feel that I have a heavy responsibility.”
“I must say that the club gave me a lot of freedom and respect,I am very happy,I want to do my best to give back to the club.This season is obviously disappointing,Because we don’t have a Champions League,Whether it is the chairman of the player coach, the fans or the entire Lyon City,Because we are used to playing in the Champions League,So this is disappointing,But we will work hard to return to the Champions League as soon as possible.”
When talking about Lyon’s goals,Depay said:
“Overturn Paris Saint-GermainIs the goal of our team,Ambition.We have proven that we are capable of competing with them,We can make it difficult to compete for the title,We failed to win the League Cup final before,Very sad,But it’s not just these games.”
"You also have to win less important games,We have seen in the past,Sometimes such things don’t happen,So we must stay focused,Do it game by game,The ambition must be very, very big.We have a lot of good players,Smart players,We try our best to compete.This is why I came to Lyon."