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Memphis Depay's Sensational Performance For Barca Proves There's Life After Lionel Messi

Nasir Jabbar

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Memphis Depay's Sensational Performance For Barca Proves There's Life After Lionel Messi

Memphis Depay showed his class in Barcelona's draw Athletic Bilbao, with his individual highlights making for sensational viewing.

Depay dazzled in his second La Liga game of the season, scoring his first league goal for his new club following his summer move.

The Dutchman scored a rocket of a strike in the 75th minute to earn Barca a point on Saturday.

He didn't just have his goal to show for his brilliant performance as he starred all over the pitch, showcasing his all-round game.

Depay was influential between the lines and in the attacking third, creating chances for his teammates.

Image: PA
Image: PA
Image: PA
Image: PA

At times, he also adopted a playmaker role, spraying passes into the box.

He was skillful as ever, producing some beautiful touches - including a wonderful chest pass.

And, of course, he capped off his outing for Barca with a stunning goal.

Depay's outing proves there's life after Lionel Messi.

Naturally, the ex-Manchester United star's showing sent social media wild.

Is Depay the man to lead Barca to glory this season? Let us know.

Featured Image Credit: PA/La Liga

Topics: Football, Barcelona, Memphis Depay, Lionel Messi

Nasir Jabbar
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