Memphis Depay, celebrating a goal with the Olympique of Lyon


LAST MINUTE: Change of script in the signing of Depay by FC Barcelona

Published:29/09/2020 - 11:45h

Updated:29/09/2020 - 16:12h

Memphis Depay Is one of the pieces that wishes to incorporate the FC Barcelona and from the French press ensure that there has been a change of position in Lyon

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Memphis Depay Is one of the big names that the FC Barcelona has on of the table to reinforce but Jean-Michel Classrooms, president of the Olympique of Lyon, ensured this Sunday that the French club does not have any offer on of the table by the internacinal 'orange'. Simultaneously, it fixed this next Friday like deadline for the exit of the Dutch, when ensuring that any player will go out of the square Frenchman happened this date.

Jean-Michel Classrooms was very clear. "We will say them to the players that what do not fix in terms of exits before the Friday, will not be able to do. So for us the date of closing of the window of transfers will be the Friday. I think that I will propose it to him this Tuesday to our trainer, Rudi García, and to Juninho Pernambucano. Because it is comprehensible", commented.

Up to now, the pretences of the Olympique of Lyon to leave go out to Memphis Depay -that finishes agreement with the Frenchmen in June of 2021- fixed in a price of 25 million euros. However, the last informations published by the prestigious newspaper L'Instrument this same Tuesday signal that Jean-Michel Classrooms would be had to recess this figure to be able to reach an agreement with the FC Barcelona before the closing of the market, that will be on 5 October.

If finally there was agreement, Memphis Depay would arrive to the Camp Nou being a request expresses of Ronald Koeman, that decided not having Luis Suárez for his new project and that considered to the forward of the Olympique of Lyon the ideal piece to substitute him. In fact, in spite of that the Dutch is not a '9' born, yes did the functions of leading centre title in the selection of the Low Countries when it coincided with the current technician culé.

A big opportunity of market

Memphis Depay Comes to show a tremendo been of form so much in the final stretch of the past season as in the start of the present. His big performances with the Olympique of Lyon in Tie it 1 and the Champions League​ of the past course join to the four goals that carries annotated in the five parties of the current French championship, in which it is the maximum artilleryman beside Ignatius Ganago (Lens).

Besides, if it concretises this discount that relates 'L'Instrument', Memphis Depay will arrive to the Camp Nou with a traspaso to the drop propiciado by the fact to finish agreement in 2021, being missing less than a year to finalise it. His value of market according to Transfermarkt is of 44 million euros, but would arrive by less than the half because of the fear of the Olympique of Lyon to be able to lose him free in June of the next year.

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