Memphis Depay during a party of the Olympique of Lyon


CASE CLOSED: Memphis Depay does not arrive and Ousmane Dembélé does not leave

Published:5/10/2020 - 21:57h

Updated:6/10/2020 - 14:02h

Finally, there will be changes in the forward of the FC Barcelona: Ousmane Dembélé will not go and, consistently, will not be able to fichar to Memphis Depay

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Already it is definite: the FC Barcelona will remain without the signing of Memphis Depay, forward of the Olympique of Lyon that Ronald Koeman demanded to reinforce the position of leading centre after the goodbye of Luis Suárez. The Barcelona club, that had an agreement with the international Dutch, could not assume the costs of his arrival, to the have not been able to concretise the course of Ousmane Dembélé.

The exit of the French forward was key so that it could concretise the signing of Memphis Depay by two reasons: the first, because the money obtained by his frustrated traspaso to the Manchester United had served to pay the 30 million euros that demanded the Olympique of Lyon; the second, because it was necessary to reduce the mass salarial of the first staff of the FC Barcelona not to exceed the limit with his arrival.

Koeman Has remained without his forward

But Ousmane Dembélé had very clear that did not want to leave of the Camp Nou, where carries three years trying triumph but happening an ordeal of injuries that, for the moment, has prevented him attain it. Besides, the Manchester United remained without too much margin of economic manoeuvre to bring to the French, especially after having engrosado his mass salarial with the arrival of Edinson Cavani.

Consistently, Ronald Koeman remained without the leading centre that so much had asked. "We want to that it avenges to the FC Barcelona, he also wants to", ensured in an interview for 'US', adding that "it is an excellent player. It can play like forward, but also does a big work like left extreme. Has strength, holds well the ball, wins his duels and has a high performance".

Now, Ronald Koeman will have to face the season with Martin Braithwaite like only delanero centre, although for the moment his strategy is going through to bet by Leo Messi or Antoine Griezmann in the position of the false '9'. The Dutch technician wanted an alternative plan with Memphis Depay, but finally will have to trust what already has in the staff to face the capital challenge that has.

The FC Barcelona can go to by Depay in January

Memphis Depay Has agreement with the Olympique of Lyon until the next month of June, by what the market of traspasos wintry will be the last opportunity of the French team to take out economic performance of the sale of the international Dutch. To risk to lose him free, could accept a new offer of the FC Barcelona in January, in case that Ronald Koeman follow considering prioritaria his incorporation.

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