Manchester United winger Memphis Depay has employed a personal chef after putting on five kilograms since joining the club.
Depay joined United from PSV Eindhoven in the summer, but has endured a mixed start to life in England and has completed just six matches since his arrival.
He was an unused substitute during last Saturday's 2-0 Premier League victory over West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford, having also been restricted to the dugout in the matches against Everton and Manchester City last month.
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United manager Louis van Gaal recently admitted he is worried the 21-year-old may not be able to adapt to his philosophy, while Netherlands coach Danny Blind dropped Depay from the national squad claiming he is not always a team player.
Depay responded by saying he is working hard on "getting back to the top" and has even gone to the lengths of hiring a personal chef to ensure he is eating correctly after discovering his weight had increased since making the move to United.
"When I stood on the scales first I thought, 'OK, is this correct?' My body is still developing. Now I'm a little heavier. I work a lot on my co-ordination and starting speed," he said.
"Since I joined Manchester United, I've gained five kilos.
"And that's not fat. Only muscle mass. It's pretty bizarre. It's also due to the heavy rhythm in England. I now weigh 85 kilos."