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Sport Barcelona 'prioritise Memphis Depay signing' in the coming weeks

04:25  26 september  2020
04:25  26 september  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

AC Milan 'emerge as favourites to sign Depay ahead of Barcelona'

  AC Milan 'emerge as favourites to sign Depay ahead of Barcelona' Ronald Koeman had been heavily linked with a move to bring Memphis Depay to the Nou Camp this summer. However Barcelona's finances have taken a hit following the coronavirus outbreak.Ronald Koeman has been heavily linked with a move to bring the Depay, who he knows from his days as the Dutch national coach, to the Nou Camp this summer.

Memphis Depay (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmɛmfɪs dəˈpɑi]; born 13 February 1994), also known simply as Memphis , is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a forward for French club Lyon and the

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Memphis Depay is Barcelona's first choice to bolster their attacking options.

As reported by Mundo Deportivo, Depay is an attainable target for Barcelona as he is within their current salary budget.

Depay has also played under Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman for the Dutch national team.

Memphis Depay in a baseball game: Barcelona have made Memphis Depay their first choice as they look to bolster their attack © Provided by Daily Mail Barcelona have made Memphis Depay their first choice as they look to bolster their attack Memphis Depay in a newspaper © Provided by Daily Mail

Koeman had considered a move for Alexander Isak, but Barcelona deemed the Real Sociedad striker's release clause of €70million (£64million) to be too expensive.

Barça will get a big check, good news for Depay?

 Barça will get a big check, good news for Depay? According to Sky Sports, FC Barcelona are set to collect a check for 40 million euros for Nelson Semedo, who will fly to Wolverhampton. What finance the arrival of Memphis Depay, targeted by Ronald Koeman? © Panoramic Memphis Depay Lyon Is FC Barcelona's transfer window finally about to be released? If Luis Suarez remains a thorny case - the Uruguayan is undesirable but his move to Juventus will not happen - the Catalan club could indeed close a big sale in the coming hours.

Koeman would prefer Memphis Depay to Martinez, while Girona striker Cristhian Stuani has emerged as another option in attack. Not only has Koeman replaced Quique Setien as manager in the wake of their humiliating 8-2 Champions League defeat by Bayern Munich, but the squad has been revamped.

The FC Barcelona has two weeks of margin to find a relief of guarantees for Luis Suárez, that already is new player of the Athletic of Madrid. In spite of that Memphis Depay seems to be the alternative that more likes to Ronald Koeman, does not forget to an old known like Cristhian Stuani, forward of

Depay, who could cost £28million, has also been the subject of interest from AC Milan.

Ronald Koeman standing in front of a truck: Depay played under Ronald Koeman for Holland and could now make the switch to Barcelona © Provided by Daily Mail Depay played under Ronald Koeman for Holland and could now make the switch to Barcelona Alexander Isak, Raphael Varane playing football on a field: Barcelona considered signing Alexander Isak but were deterred by his £64m release clause © Provided by Daily Mail Barcelona considered signing Alexander Isak but were deterred by his £64m release clause

During his time at Lyon Depay has scored 58 goals and provided 43 assists across 142 appearances.

Barcelona are eager to bring in another attacker following the departure of Luis Suarez to Atletico Madrid.

Depay's versatility - he can operate effectively as a striker or on either flank - is hugely appealing to Barcelona.

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To two weeks so that it close the market of signings , the FC Barcelona studies new roads to solve his needs so much of shopping as of sales. It could go in in the 'operation Memphis Depay '. The Olympique of Lyon could not assume the costs of a traspaso like the one of Samuel Umtiti, but yes

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Cavani to Man Utd, Depay to Barca: Deals to look out for on transfer deadline day .
A flurry of transfer activity is anticipated on deadline day as clubs rush to add to their squad or unload players surplus to requirements.It looks like being a manic Monday as clubs across Europe race against the clock to complete deals before the transfer window closes this evening.

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