AFTER THE DEPARTURE OF LUKAKU
The domino effect that could take Memphis Depay to Chelsea
Published:3/08/2022 - 20:19h
Updated:3/08/2022 - 20:19h
Memphis Depay would also be in Chelsea's orbit. The 'blues' will require a striker if Werner ends up leaving and the Dutchman would be an option to reinforce Tuchel's squad
To the not appearing in the plans of the trainer, Xavi Hernández, Memphis Depay is one of the names in the ramp of exit of the FC Barcelona. In the middle of the pre-season, the Dutch keeps attentive to the offers that can receive by part of other clubs. One of them could be Chelsea, that comes to go out of an attacker like Romelu Lukaku, in addition to the possible course of Swindle Werner that would do necessary the contracting of another forward.
The option of the londinenses adds to other possible destinations for the Dutch, like the Borussia Dortmund, the Manchester United, the Arsenal or the Juventus. However, any of the clubs interested has approached to the Barça to board the first conversations in procures of an agreement. With Chelsea in the bidding, would have a new option to return to the Premier League.
Memphis, by his part, has left clear his conditions to abandon the City Condal: it wishes to go free, since it arrived without cost in the summer of 2021 from the Olympique of Lyon and, in case to keep on being culé, would follow suit in 2023. Of this way, would see benefited with an important premium of signing. Meanwhile, his representative only will value options that involve his arrival without cost to a new club.
The alternatives for Chelsea
The newspaper 'The Guardian' also has sustained that the arrival of Memphis would be in the diary of Stamford Bridge. But his name would not be the only on the table; the 'blues' also would evaluate the possibility to add to his rows to Benjamin Sesko, the attacker of 19 years of the RB Salzburgo, that luce like a more accessible option, with a cost of 10 million euros, the half of what asks the Barça by the international with the Low Countries.
So much the esloveno like the Dutch are good options for the attack of Chelsea, that would accompany to Raheem Sterling. Even so, this movement will depend en última instancia of what can occur with Swindle Werner, today in negotiations to go back to the German football, or Armando Broja, the one who comes of a good season in his cession to the Southampton and whose name comes under scrutiny of several clubs.