The arrival of Memphis Depay at FC Barcelona does not really go as planned. Arrived for free in Catalonia after having been captain of Olympique Lyonnais, the Dutch international has never really imposed himself since the arrival of Xavi on the Culers bench and after having hesitated for a long time, Barcelona seem inclined to sell him. Indeed, the Catalan coach had recently met the striker to make him understand that he was no longer counting on him, in particular because of the arrivals of Raphinha and Robert Lewandowski.
Several clubs were then interested in Depay. After an interest shown by Chelsea, Tottenham would have taken advantage of the negotiations prior to the signing of Clément Lenglet to question the Catalan management about the winger. Eager to part with him, FC Barcelona would be ready to study offers from 20 million euros for the 28-year-old player and another club, which was already interested in him when he was in Lyon, comes to return to the charge.
Juve want to strengthen their attack
According to information from Mundo Deportivo, Juventus have recently decided to activate the Memphis Depay track. The Old Lady has never really put aside the former OL player, but the desire to recruit a new striker this summer forces him to reactivate this track. Even if AC Milan, Naples or Inter Milan would think of him, the Bianconeri would be ready to take action to enlist him. However, in addition to Depay, Juve have also set their sights on two other Premier League strikers.
For his part, Memphis Depay explained that he wanted to stay and continue his adventure last May. “It didn’t go the way I had hoped in advance. Lionel Messi leaves, I didn’t expect it either. I was injured at one point, I was very unhappy and it took time. Do I want to stay? Yes”he assured the microphone of the Dutch media OUR. But the latest discussions with Xavi and the transfer window achieved by Barcelona this summer could now give him the desire to leave…