The Barça also works in the incorporation of Memphis
Depay, another of the players who has been on the Barça agenda for months and who also ends his contract and remains free June 30. The Forward dutch has been a petition ronald express Koeman since he came to the Camp Nou bench last summer. The club has very on track its signing, but his arrival may influence the continuity or not of the Dutch coach. Without Koeman in Barcelona, Depay you could bet on one of the other offers you have.
Apart from the insistence of Koeman for signing him, the technical secretariat considers that Memphis Depay It is a market opportunity and that a player of his quality for free is very interesting.
Depay He is 27 years old and at Olympique de Lyon he has performed at the excellent level that was assumed when he was a firm promise of PSV Eindhoven. Cocu He gave him the alternative in Holland and was the first to bet on him. In 2015, when he was only 21 years old, Manchester United paid 35 million euros for him, when Go
Gaal he trained at Old Trafford. He came like a star and inherited the 7th of Best, Cantona Y Christian, among others. But he did not adapt and played a totally secondary role. In January 2017 he was signed by Olympique de Lyon, a club in which he has returned to play at his best level, just like in the Dutch national team under Ronald Koeman.
He is a versatile forward, who can act in all attack positions and has a goal. They understand in the technical secretariat of Barça that Memphis He has a different profile from the forwards they already have in the squad and he is a profitable player both to play with two ends, if the current system is maintained, and in a 4-3-3 more common in recent seasons.
As it happens with WijnaldumHis signing is very on track and the only thing missing is fringes and the signature. But in this case with an asterisk, since you want to know what happens to Koeman. The forward knows that the coach loves him and that is why he is committed to playing for Barça, but in the event of a replacement on the bench he could change his mind and opt for one of the offers he has, in some cases more important in the economic aspect