The Batavian coach of Barça spoke of the arrival of his Dutch compatriot in the media.
All that is missing is formalization. Barca coach Ronald Koeman has confirmed that Memphis Depay is getting closer to a move to FC Barcelona, although such an agreement is not yet 100% finalized. Koeman, who was speaking at the unveiling of a statue of his father in Gronigen, said he was excited to work with Depay again, after their stint together for the Dutch national team.
Koeman confirms for Depay
“Memphis [Depay] said something about his future that I can confirm ”, Koeman said in comments relayed by Marca. “As far as I know, the transfer is on track. Although he has not yet signed, he is close. I wanted to get the deal done in January and if it comes it’s great for us. “ Koeman’s comments come after Depay himself revealed details of his arrival in Catalonia during the Netherlands’ Euro 2020 press conference on Wednesday. “Everyone knows that I have been negotiating with Barcelona for some time. “ said Depay. “I want to play with Ronald Koeman. Now is the time to wait, but soon there will be news. “