Barcelona have made Depay one of their summer transfer targets and look set to lure the Dutchman to Camp Nou this summer.
Depay has scored 20 goals in 36 Ligue 1 appearances for Lyon this term.
Barcalona are keen to replace Luis Suarez and are in search of a potent goal threat. Several reports have linked the Catalan side with Manchester City striker, Sergio Aguero, who will be out of contract soon. Harry Kane and recently Alvaro Morata are also said to be on Barcelona’s rader. However it looks like the club could be plotting a major swoop in the transfer market, with Depay now a target.
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According to journalist Fabrizio Romano, Barca wants to sign Depay as a free agent and are already in talks with Depay’s representatives.
Lyon forward Memphis Depay has confirmed Barcelona’s interest in signing him this summer.
“Barcelona are interested in signing me, it’s true. But there are also other clubs in the race. I’ve not decided my future at the moment: I need some time then I’ll choose my next club” Depay told L’Équipé
In a recent Instagram Post, Memphis said he would contemplate some important decisions regarding his career.
Memphis Depay announcement on Instagram. He’s in talks with Barcelona as a free agent but now there are new layers involved – final decision will be made at the end of the season. 🚨 #OL #Depay pic.twitter.com/L33BDe8jMa— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) May 17, 2021
There’s no guarantee yet as Memphis Depay is yet to decide on his future. However, having confirmed contact with Barca, there’s a likelihood that the transfer would pull through. Not too many players get to turn down a side like Barcelona.
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