Memphis Depay, presented like player of the FC Barcelona


Depay Thrills in his presentation: "you can not say him that 'no' to the Barça"

Published:22/07/2021 - 20:07h

Updated:22/07/2021 - 22:28h

Memphis Depay Has been presented like player of the FC Barcelona in an act in the Camp Nou and has showed very thrilled giving his first words like culé

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Memphis Depay Has been presented officially like player of the FC Barcelona, after several weeks of wait after the announcement of his signing, pertinent of the Olympique of Lyon, like free agent. The Dutch signed his agreement in an act in the Camp Nou, dressed of short to jump to the field of the Camp Nou and offered his first words to the press like Barcelona player.

After a brief introduction of Joan Laporta, in which it recognised that "Memphis is a player with a lot of personality, inside and out of the field, think that we need this type of players", the protagonist of the afternoon took the word to comment on his feelings after signing the agreement with the Barça and answer the doubts of the press.

The player of 27 years has begun saying that "it is an honour be here, fulfil a dream of small. It has done the will thanks to the two parts. I give the thanks to the president and to his board. I darse of the big that is this club and the impact that had in me already of boy", aimed, adding that "fulfil my dream with 27 years is something very surprising and fantastic, Am loved to be here, the team is smart for the new season and to start with to collect trophies. Thank you Also to the trainer for having trusted me, knows that with this confidence that gives me, can give it back something to the club. God also will help me".

On the opportunity to play at the side of Leo Messi, has commented that "have a lot of win to play with Leo, am a big his fan. He has a lot of qualities, to all would like us do what he does. Yesterday I saw all the balloons of Gold, probably another prompt, is a dream play with Leo Messi", explained.

"I would have come without Koeman because you can not say him that no to the Barça"

The Dutch also has spoken on the influence and importance that has had Ronald Koeman to forge his direct way to the Camp Nou, commenting that it has not been decisive, because his dream always has been to play with the Barça: "I would have come without Koeman because you can not say him that no to the Barça, but has had an important weight Koeman because he put me like leading centre, he has done me feel comfortable and have to thank for him this".

On the other hand, it has added that "before it played of left extreme and [Koeman] put me in the centre and worked. He has given the step to bring me to the Barça and I was had from the past season. It has had his influence, but had come equally", confessed.

The registration of Depay like culé

To consequence of the delicate economic crisis by which crosses the club, the reality is that for the moment the blaugrana can not process the registration of Depay in the staff (neither the one of the rest of players) until recessing the mass salarial in 50%, a very important figure to assume, by what the Barça has to become attached to the norm '1 to 4' of LaLiga, something in what they are working with the exits and discounts salariales.

However, it is not something that concerns him for the moment to Depay because it trusts Laporta and the rest of directors. "No, it does not concern me for nothing, first I am centred in the game, and afterwards the president already has commented that are looking for creative formulas. I am safe that the president and the board will occupy of them and with the turn of the fans to the stadium, sure that it will be different", sentenced.

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