November 17, 2020

Depay prepares for January interest after stopped working Barca transfer.

Depay prepares for January interest after stopped working Barca transfer.

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Memphis Depay expects clubs to come contacting January after seeing a relocation to Barcelona scuppered in the last transfer window.

The Lyon striker appeared set to reunite with his former Netherlands employer Ronald Koeman at the Blaugrana and personal terms had actually currently been concurred.

Nevertheless, an offer between the two teams might not be struck, with Depay admitting “specific rules” prevented him from joining Barcelona.

The 26-year-old’s contract ends at the end of next season, however, and he thinks that makes him an intriguing prospect for prospective purchasers when the window resumes.

” I’m 26 and my transfer will cost next to nothing,” he informed BN DeStem.

” So we can anticipate that clubs will show an interest.

” It’ll be January quickly. We’ll have to see how things are going.

” Not that I will certainly be leaving, however the possibility of clubs appearing soon is probably higher.”

It is possible that Barca will restore their interest given Koeman was unsuccessful in attempting to bring in a striker to change Luis Suarez following his departure for Atletico Madrid.

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has formerly recommended that Depay will do whatever possible to attempt and require through a relocation to Barca in the new year.