Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman wants to sign Lyon’s Memphis Depay in the winter transfer window as he fails to sign him due to financial conditions.
Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman took the charge of the club before the start of this season. At the time when he took the charge of Catalans, the club was under pressure and full of problems due to the loss of two titles i.e La Liga and Champions League.
However, Barcelona lost remarkably against Bundesliga toppers Bayern Munich. So after his arrival, Ronald Koeman focused on the reconstruction of the squad for the upcoming season. As a result, he keeps Coutinho in Barcelona for this season.
Camp Nou’s side was also not able to sign new players due to a lack of finance. Because of this Ronald Koeman didn’t sign more number of players for Barcelona and targeted clubs youngsters to give chance in the senior team.
The worst financial condition of the club because pandemic due to covid19 forced them to sell high waged players like Luis Suarez, Vidal, and Arthur. Club also did the unwanted move for the Juventus midfielder Pjanic via swap deal.
Henceforth, Barcelona fails to bring their targeted players like Neymar, Martinez, etc. at Camp Nou. On the other hand, the newly appointed wanted to sign Dutch player Memphis Depay but it was also not happened due to the lower budget of the club.
Ronald Koeman gave the surety of signing Memphis Depay
When Ronald Koeman asked by AD about the Memphis Depay’s deal he replied, ‘It’s a possibility. I will try because I want to have him at Barcelona, but I can’t know what the financial situation of the club will be then. We’ll have to wait.’
Furthermore, Ronald Koeman continued and said that everything was becoming fine in this summer transfer window but it didn’t happen. As we sold players to generate the revenue for the club to the summer transfer window.
He also explains Memphis Depay as the quality player which will help Barcelona to recover their cons. Moreover, Memphis Depay had the strength to carry the club forward in which Barcelona’s current players lacks behind.
Memphis Depay’s comment over his transfer rumors
Lyon’s skipper Memphis Depay told that he is happy with the current club. As he leads the club and also feels proud to be a part of the Lyon. While clarifying the doubt he claims that things are always misunderstood due to media.
Subsequently, he added further and said that issues raised in the media about my transfer not true. Though many clubs interested in me during this summer transfer window, some of them come forward as well. In the end, there is no deal took place.
Memphis Depay when asked about his transfer possibilities in the winter transfer window then he replied very decently. He said that in the coming four months we will see what will happen and reveals that I am with Lyon.
Overall, we will come to know about the Memphis Depay’s deal in a few days. The reason behind it is that the financial condition of the club. Hence, till now Barcelona had gain seven points in 4 games in this La Liga season fans will hope to continue great form to the whole season.