05 Jan 2022 | 00:04 | Football
Six short months and then leaves. Real locomotive of Barça during the first part of the season, Memphis Depay is nonetheless already on the start.
Pushed towards the exit by the Catalan leaders.
He has not appeared in the Blaugrana jersey since December 8 and the ultimate defeat conceded by FC Barcelona in the Champions League, on the lawn of Bayern (3-0). Then victim of a muscle injury, Memphis Depay may have played that night his last match with the Catalan club, he whose future is very unclear just six months after his arrival from Lyon .
Barça eliminated from the Champions League and nonetheless active in the winter transfer market (witness the recent signing of Ferran Torres ), President Laporta does not hide being in search of liquidity to carry out his renewal projects. However, the Batavian striker is clearly not a fundamental element for the team led by Xavi Hernandez. This despite a most honorable first part of the season, and no less than eight achievements to his name in 15 La Liga games.
A deal in sight with Juve?
While the Blaugrana house is eyeing a new offensive reinforcement in the person of Alvaro Morata , the Spanish sports daily AS, relaying in particular the information of Radio Catalunya, reports a potential deal between Barça and Juve , club in which evolves on loan the Iberian international, property of Atlético de Madrid. A thesis reinforced by the very attitude of the Dutchman, the latter having recently changed his profile picture and his Instagram mentions, taking care to eclipse the references to FC Barcelona.