03 Sep 2022 | 08:51
Neither Juventus nor Chelsea. Memphis Depay will stay at Barcelona this season. Dutch people, people contract until June 2023 and is on the long list of candidates to leave Barcelona at the end of the transfer window, made his own statement on his official Twitter profile to make it clear that he won’t leave Xavi’s team.
“I have decided to stay Barcelona. I am fully committed to contributing to this club’s sporting success.” read the short text he shared with his followers. For obvious reasons, it didn’t take long for the text to go viral with feedback from fans expressed their love for him for being so dedicated to the ‘Cule’ team.
Former Olympique Lyon player it will be difficult to play too many lead roles on the Catalan side. Robert lewandowski not surprisingly, come with great influence in the Spanish squad. In a few weeks, it’s hard to imagine that he could give up the starting role he’d earned himself.
Memphis, who is probably more versatile and capable of playing as a ‘false 9’, might try to convince Xavi the importance of using him by showing that he can play in many different roles. However, it shouldn’t be ruled out that he will fight Poles directly for the main striker position of Barcelona.