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Memphis Depay changes his mind about his future at Barça
Published:5/08/2022 - 18:36h
Updated:5/08/2022 - 22:31h
The FC Barcelona is forced to force exits this summer and Memphis Depay is one of the great indicated. The Dutchman is evaluating his alternatives and would have changed his mind about his future
The market of signings estival is in his more key moment. To fault of little more than three weeks so that it finish, the clubs continue moving to renew his staff and the FC Barcelona continues marking the guideline. They have achieved to five reinforcements and is slope of what can happen with Marcos Alonso, but also are forced to be followed going down the mass salarial, with cuts of wages and, especially, the exits of several players with which Xavi Hernández does not explain.
Memphis Depay Is one of the big signalled. With the arrival of Raphina and Lewandowski, in addition to the renewal of Ousmane Dembélé and the bet of Ansu Fati after his last injury and Ferran Torres, the Dutch has been one of the players that has remained without gap in the plans of the trainer egarense, beside Martin Braithwaite. From the club have communicated him that it has to do his cases and in the last weeks has received an important number of offers.
The one of the Juventus, of agreement to diverse report, has been the most important. Although the player of 28 years would have asked to the Barça the letter of freedom to go out (has agreement until 2023), the group 'bianconeri' is presionando to convince him and handle several possible formulas to do with his services and joint it with Dusan Vlahovic in the forward. Memphis Would be valuing seriously this possibility.
According to an information of the newspaper 'SPORT', the player only would leave of the Spotify Camp Nou if it can compete in a team of maximum level and would have showed predisposition to arrive to an agreement. However, in the Barça understand that arrive to a half point with the 'Vecchia Signora', that right now only would put on the table the option of a cession and for this would have to renew before the agreement of the Dutch. In any case, from the club rescue that the footballer has left his firm posture of does some weeks, that showed renuente to do his cases.
It is worth it to remember that the lawyers of Memphis visited the offices of the Barça in the last days to know what will happen with the Dutch. They understand that there is few (or invalid) possibilities that it go in in the plans of Xavi for this season. They want to look for a solution in brief, although at all times the priority of the international with the Oranje has been to remain to litigate by a place, something that already knows that it is impossible.
Final warning of the Barça to Memphis
It is not a secret for anybody that from does weeks in the club have spoken with the player and have communicated him that it does not go in in the plans for the next season, but now the message that it has to go out has been clear and concise. In the presentation of Robert Lewandowski like culé, the Polish forward went out to the Spotify Camp Nou dressing the dorsal number '9', that had it Memphis from his arrival.
In press conference, Joan Laporta wanted to subtract him controversial and ensured that it was a decision by part of the club, but is clear that has been a direct warning to the ex of the Olympique of Lyon: "it Has been a decision of club, of advertising image, and have thought that it was appropriate", began saying, aiming besides that "it has done with respect for Memphis, that has understood it perfectly".