I Want To Play For Barcelona – Depay Speaks Out
Lyon and Netherlands striker Memphis Depay has admitted that it could be onerous to cross up the chance to maneuver to Barcelona.
Depay, 26, has proved an enormous hit at Lyon since transferring to the Ligue 1 membership in 2017 having did not dwell as much as expectations at Manchester United.
The ahead netted 19 targets in his first full season within the French prime flight and, in 2019-20, was a key a part of his facet’s march to the Champions League semi-finals, scoring six targets in eight appearances as Lyon upset each Juventus and Manchester Metropolis earlier than their European desires had been ended by Bayern Munich within the final 4.
Barcelona have lengthy been linked with Depay’s companies, and would have tied up a switch over the summer season however for the star’s wages pushing the cash-strapped Catalans over price range.
The Blaugrana must additional trim their squad to fund new signings of the striker’s calibre, however ought to a transfer be on the desk Depay would think about it very rigorously.
“I don’t learn about Barca. The switch market isn’t open. My thoughts isn’t on that,” Depay informed reporters after drawing 1-1 with Spain on Wednesday.
“I am making an attempt to offer my finest, to play effectively as a way to grow to be a greater participant. There may be numerous hypothesis on the market.
“Who wouldn’t wish to play there? They’re among the finest groups on the planet. Everybody wish to play there, however I’m not fascinated with that.”