Actually, the move from Memphis Depay to Barca was considered almost certain. But Ronald Koeman and OL boss Jean-Michel Aulas give little hope.
Trainer Ronald Koeman vom FC Barcelona has little hope of a commitment from striker Memphis Depay from the fans Olympic lyon made. This also coincides with the statements made by Orienteering President Jean-Michel Aulas.
“In order to sign Depay, we have to sell players first,” said Barca coach Koeman at FOX Sports. “We are currently preparing for the new season and I think we will go into it with the same players that we are preparing now.”
Depay deal: OL President reveals problems at Barca
The transfer market is open until October due to the corona pandemic and the postponement of the season, in fact, a transfer from Depay to the Catalans for around 30 million euros was almost certain.
Memphis costs Barcelona 30 million euros | Football | https://t.co/ENn92q9lkf @ol @ProgressThe president of Barça told me on Sunday that Barça was suffering a lot from the Covid crisis and had no possibility of making an offer.#memphis https://t.co/R1eGdE276j
– Jean-Michel AULAS (@JM_Aulas) September 15, 2020
But OL President Aulas also tweeted a media report of the supposedly imminent Depay transfer that this was currently not possible: “The President of Barca confirmed to me on Sunday that Barca was suffering very much from the Covid crisis and had no way of to make an offer. “
Depay is considered a dream player by Koeman, with the Dutchman in the course of the upheaval Replace striker Luis Suarez should. Arturo Vidal is also about to take off and should sign with Inter Milan for a bargain price.