The daily Sport in Spain indicates this Wednesday that an agreement is very close to being found between Memphis Depay and FC Barcelona. The Catalan club hopes to be able to finalize the operation before the start of the Euro and announce its new recruit this Friday.
FC Barcelona awaits its fourth summer recruit. In all likelihood, it should be called Memphis Depay, as Sport reports this Wednesday in Spain. The agreement would be very close and the Catalan club hopes to be able to formalize this recruitment this Friday.
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Barça want to finalize the operation before the Euro
After having already freely recovered Sergio Agüero and Eric Garcia, Barça should carry out the same operation with Memphis Depay, at the end of the contract with OL. Retained for next season, Ronald Koeman had already made his Dutch compatriot his priority in previous mercatos.
Former coach of the Netherlands, Ronald Koeman would then find Memphis Depay, who will play the Euro within a few days. The idea is also to finalize this operation and announce it this Friday, before the start of the competition so that the player can then concentrate on the selection.
Until then, there are only a few financial details to be finalized, which do not seem able to stop the operation. A quick solution should be found, as Memphis Depay wants to wear him the Blaugrana jersey for next season.
Arrived at OL in January 2017 from Manchester United, Memphis Depay has established himself over time as the boss of the Lyon attack, with 78 goals scored in 179 games played. At 27, he will have the opportunity to find a European giant, where he will have to blend into a collective already well endowed with stars.