ONLY THE FINAL SIGNATURE IS MISSING
Barça is still waiting for the definitive "yes" from Memphis Depay
Published:18/06/2021 - 17:08h
Updated:18/06/2021 - 21:00h
Memphis Depay has agreed to his signing for FC Barcelona, but the Catalans still cannot announce it. The player must give his definitive "yes" and that could happen in the next few days.
Memphis Depay Was the big aim of Ronald Koeman for his FC Barcelona of face to this summer. The Dutch trainer already asked to his compatriot at all more arrive to the group barcelonista, but finally the club could not allow bring him by the delicate economic situation by which crossed. Now, a year afterwards, Joan Laporta has listened him and the attacker is to a step to sign with the Barça.
From it does already several days, is question of time that the blaugrana announce the signing of the ex of the Manchester United of official form. The forward of the selection of Holland will leave the Olympique of Lyon, with the one who finishes agreement on 30 June, to join to the rows of the Catalan team. The culés carry several months pursuing his signing and at last are about to to concretise this arrival that will reinforce the forward to cost zero.
The agreement between all the parts is pactado from does some days and only is missing that the player finish to give his seen well to the agreement that will sign. In principle, as it aims 'Sportive World, everything is already agreed to and fault the "himself" definite of the footballer, that is doing expect. Nevertheless, anybody in the Barcelona sees peligrar the incorporation, since even the own Memphis hinted that everything is almost resolved.
"All the world knows that there are conversations and think that soon will have news in this sense. It is necessary to expect, but would say that in brief will be able to know something definite", commented the one of Moordrecht the Wednesday in press conference. If it does not happen at all very odd, in the next days could give green light to the operation and the Barça would announce of this way this expected and ilusionante signing.
It seems that a good day to confirm his arrival could be the Sunday, that celebrates the assembly in the Barcelona. Laporta Could take advantage of to announce the reinforcement in case that the attacker approve it. In case that until then it do not know at all of the footballer, is likely that it was necessary to expect already until mediated or finals of the next week, something that in the club barcelonista do not want to.
Depay, a multipurpose for Koeman
It will be very interesting to see which paper gives him Koeman to his compatriot, since in the Dutch selection had he as 'false 9'. In the Barça could play beside Leo Messi in the forward if the technician plays with his 3-5-2, but also could play up with Antoine Griezmann in case to put a 3-4-1-2, with the Argentinian of mediapunta, or even in one of the sides in a more classical 4-3-3.