In response to a report by the Sport, Barcelona ahead Memphis Depay has said his intention to stay on the membership.
The previous Manchester United man has fallen down the pecking order on the membership, with the summer time arrivals of Robert Lewandowski and Raphinha. Nonetheless, he’s decided to combat for a spot within the staff.
Depay, who joined from Lyon final yr, was a key a part of proceedings at Camp Nou beneath Ronald Koeman. Nonetheless, he has struggled to suit neatly into how present Barcelona boss Xavi Hernandez desires his staff to play.
The Spanish supervisor rapidly confirmed that he didn’t have a lot use for the previous United and Lyon star by signing Pierre Emerick Aubameyang on a free switch in January.
To make issues worse for the Dutch worldwide, the membership spent over €100 million to usher in Lewandowski and Raphinha. Additionally, Ansu Fati has accomplished his time on the therapy desk.
Depay, nonetheless, has not taken these acquisitions as a sign to depart. He has knowledgeable his teammates of his intention to remain on the membership, ‘even when six extra forwards are signed’.
This might show problematic for the Catalan giants contemplating their monetary scenario. Barcelona will definitely need to launch some gamers this summer time and the Dutchman is probably going the one which the membership’s hierarchy hoped to promote.
With no additional attacking reinforcements anticipated, Depay will stay at Camp Nou for now. However, the Blaugrana will hope he might be satisfied to depart if a bid materializes this window.
Barcelona have loved an exciting summer time within the switch window
They may be promoting Memphis Depay and Frenkie de Jong, however whereas the Blaugrana wrestle to let go of gamers, their consumption has been inspiring. Their greatest signing of the season has been former Leeds’ star Raphinha, who they managed to grab from beneath Chelsea’s grasp for €58 million.
Jules Kounde was one other participant who the Blues had of their sights, though they have been unable to purchase the star from Sevilla. Barcelona managed to make that switch occur as nicely, bringing within the 23-year-old center-back for €50 million.
Robert Lewandowski may be a questionable buy as a consequence of his age and charge, however the veteran goalscorer has been a exceptional poacher for over a decade. Though his contract with Bayern Munich had just one yr left, Barca introduced the star to Camp Nou for €45 million.
Andreas Christensen and Franck Kessie have each joined Los Cules on free transfers, having left Chelsea and Milan respectively.