Barcelona faces a big problem in resolving the Memphis Depay deal from Lyon, France, in light of his plan to strengthen the attack center and support Ronald Koeman’s project with Barca.
Juninho, the sporting director of French club Olympique Lyonne,
has revealed the developments of a possible deal with the transfer of The Star of Memphis Depay to the Spanish ranks of Barcelona.
“We haven’t received anything from Barcelona,
the Spanish club didn’t contact us in the first place to inquire about the price of Memphis,
” Juninho said on French channel Televot.
“What I know very well is that if Depay stays with us,
he will be happy to help the team deliver a good season,” added the Brazilian.
“The players who have received offers have already left the ranks of Lyon,” he said.
Also Gian Michel Olas, president of Lyon French, through his account «Twitter» that this news is just rumors,
and the French club did not get any offer made by the management of Barcelona,
stressing that Bartomeu told him not to have the money to make an offer to the Dutchman.
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Olas wrote in a tweet, saying: «Bartomeu confirmed to me that they have suffered a major crisis due to the Coronavirus,
and they do not have enough money to contract with Memphis Depay»,
to lie with these words the completion of the deal of Dutch striker Depay to Barça.
On Tuesday, the French newspaper “L’Equipe” confirmed the information Olas written on Twitter,
where the French newspaper indicated that the striker Lyon has not received any offer so far from Barcelona,
in addition to studying the possibility of continuing another season in French football.
There is only one case, Barcelona managed to contract With Memphis Depay,
consisting of the departure of Arturo Vidal and Luis Suarez, and Bartomeu can make an offer to Depay.
It is worth mentioning that the deal of transfer of Swayze to Juventus is complicated by the difficulty of obtaining the Italian passport,
and this was not done until 6 October, and the date when Juve will have to confirm his list in the champions league group of the next version.