Depay says pride after successful Barca debut

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Scorer during his first with FC Barcelona this Saturday at the training center against Girona (3-1), Memphis Depay expressed all his joy, impatiently waiting to discover Camp Nou.

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Memphis Depay did not need time to adapt with the Blaugranas. This Saturday, the former Lyon striker was decisive on the penalty spot for his first appearance with FC Barcelona, ​​against Girona in a preparation match (3-1). As soon as he warmed up, the Dutchman received a standing ovation from his new supporters.

“I’m sure it will be amazing at Camp Nou”

“It’s incredible, I am very happy to play with this jersey and to have had my first minutes, he concedes in remarks transcribed by Mundo Deportivo. I really liked it. The fans were very enthusiastic, energetic and I loved seeing them in the stadium. I’m very happy. “Before talking about his expected status as a player:” It’s normal, we are at Barça and everyone expects a lot from everyone. I work hard and hope to have a great time with the fans. “

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Today’s match was played at the Johan-Cruyff Arena in front of nearly 3,000 supporters, which allowed the Dutchman to discover his home crowd. But Memphis Depay is eager to discover Camp Nou and its 99,000 supporters: “Starting here is good, but I’m sure it will be amazing at Camp Nou. I will try to transfer my energy to the team. is an awesome feeling to be with the supporters ”.

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“I always try to find the spaces between the lines of defense”

Entered into play at the end of the first period, the Dutch striker showed himself rather in legs and “hopes to bring a lot of creativity”. “I always try to find the spaces between the lines of defense, in addition to the goals and the assists”, he added, while his association with Sergio Agüero or even with Lionel Messi is expected. Barça’s next warm-up game will take place next Saturday against Salzburg ahead of Juventus and the new La Liga season.

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