Jean-Michel Aulas, during the official presentation of Memphis Depay


Jean-Michel Aulas regrets not having sold Memphis Depay

Published:7/10/2020 - 11:38h

Updated:8/10/2020 - 13:40h

The Dutch forward of the Olympique of Lyon, Memphis Depay, will not renew with the club next year and Jean-Michel Classrooms regrets to have not achieved sell it to the Barça

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The FC Barcelona was not the only team interested in that the negotiations by Memphis Depay arrived to good port. As it recognised Jean-Michel Classrooms, president of the Olympique of Lyon, that the Dutch forward have not gone out sold "is not the best option", taking into account that the player finishes agreement the next year and does not have intention to renew.

Although, to level futbolístico, yes will represent a help to carry to the team to win more parties; to economic level is a hard reverse. "We try everything to renew by a year. We did some important proposals. Economically, this is not the best operation for us because it will arrive the end of the agreement", indicated the president of the French team.

Depay, a star in the Olympique of Lyon

In fact, Memphis was very near to finish landing in the Camp Nou. According to the informations of Oriol Domènech in 'Esport 3', both clubs already would have arrived to an economic agreement by the traspaso of the player, specifically, five million euros more ten in variable concepts, before LaLiga paralysed the negotiation for exceeding the limit salarial.

Finally, the Dutch attacker will not go out of the city of Lyon and will have to expect to play of blaugrana. They exist three options for his future: that the team culé decide volver to negotiate by his traspaso in the wintry market, little likely; that, once finished his bond with the OL, the own player negotiate with the Barça; and finally, that after a season, the FC Barcelona lose the interest in fichar to Memphis, enough more likely.

The statements of Jean-Michel Classrooms

The president of the Leonese club was asked after the attitude that will have Memphis Depay, when having to play far of the club where expected to triumph this year. "It goes back of an injury and is the Eurocopa next year. I am convinced that it will want to be the best", added on his star, a very competitive player, that will not change his form to understand the football.

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