Memphis Depay reconsidered his failed transfer to FC Barcelona after all parties had come to an agreement, confirming the information that appeared in the Catalan press on Wednesday.
“He’s very strong in these situations and can handle them.” Present at a press conference, Tuesday, Georginio wijnaldum was not very worried about his teammate Memphis depay, necessarily frustrated by his aborted transfer to FC Barcelona. Established for the friendly against Mexico, the Netherlands international did not shine despite a shot on the crossbar, the Netherlands being even with a 1-0 defeat.
Questioned at the end of the meeting, the former Red Devil, erected as a priority by Ronald Koeman, the new Blaugrana strongman, has also returned to the failure of the operation. “I was very close to Barça, he confirmed on Dutch television. Only a point of order did not allow me to sign. It is not necessary to go into details, but unfortunately certain rules prevented my signing. “
A departure in January?
Statements that go in the direction of the information unveiled by TV3 this Wednesday. According to the Catalan channel, it is indeed the Spanish Football League which vetoed the transfer of Memphis Depay and this because his signing with the vice-champions of Spain would have exceeded the authorized salary cap of Barça . But it’s only postponed
Because if Jean-Michel Aulas confided in the afternoon that his captain, one year from the end of his contract, was “disappointed” by the turn of events, a departure in January remains relevant. ” Knowing him, he will do everything to leave by the January transfer window, to find himself in a position to go to Barcelona “He explained, adding:” Or maybe even better. Because I know him, he’s ambitious. The president of Lyon is nevertheless well aware of this: Memphis Depay could also choose to leave, free, next summer …