Barca boss responded to Memphis Depay’s announcement, saying he is close to Barca.
It’s almost official now. In the wake of the announcement of Memphis Depay who confirmed negotiating with Barça, Ronald Koeman spoke on this affair.
And obviously, the arrival of the striker in Barcelona should not delay.
“Memphis has expressed himself on this subject and I can confirm, thus indicates the Batavian coach in remarks relayed by Voetbal International. It is almost good. It is not yet signed but it is almost done. I wanted it. ‘having in January, if it’s good now that’s great. We know what we can do together. “
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As a reminder, the main concerned confirmed it this Wednesday. At the end of his contract with Olympique Lyonnais at the end of the current season, Memphis Depay has been announced with insistence on the side of FC Barcelona for several weeks, several months even since the Catalan club would have already wanted to enlist him last winter, see even last summer, facing the refusal of Olympique Lyonnais.
However, while the Blaugrana and Memphis Depay had ample time to negotiate and complete this transfer before the start of the European Championship, this file has dragged on for several weeks. So much so that Memphis Depay even confessed to being courted by several clubs, not just FC Barcelona. Certainly to activate the Catalan club. But for several days, in Spain, everything indicates that the formalization of the signing of Memphis Depay is only a matter of time.
Present this Wednesday at a press conference before the match against Austria, Memphis Depay confirmed that he will bounce back soon at FC Barcelona: “Everyone knows that my name has been associated with Barça for some time. I want to to play for Ronald Koeman. Be patient and the news will arrive. We have to wait, but I would say that we could soon be definitively fixed “. It remains to wait for the formalization.