What’s the discuss?
Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano has claimed that the attacker is in talks along with his membership to change into a free agent within the coming weeks.
He Tweeted: “Excl: Barcelona and Memphis Depay attorneys are in negotiations to achieve an settlement on free company. No means for €20m price. Depay will settle for to depart Barça solely in case he’ll discover the fitting possibility for his future. # Memphis Depay will solely contemplate high golf equipment.”
90min reported final month that the striker was offered to the Magpies because the membership have a look at strengthening their attacking choices earlier than the tip of the window.
Chris Wooden improve
Newcastle might now land the Netherlands worldwide with out having to pay a penny in switch charges if this settlement between him and Barcelona goes via.
By bringing within the ahead for nothing, PIF might land Eddie Howe an enormous improve on misfiring striker Chris Wooden for the 2022/23 marketing campaign.
The Magpies signed the New Zealand worldwide from Burnley within the January window however he struggled to show his value for the membership within the second half of the season.
He was given loads of alternatives to catch the attention of Howe as he performed 17 matches within the Premier League. Nevertheless, he ended that run with two targets and nil assists to his title – with considered one of his strikes coming from open play.
In the meantime, Memphis produced 12 targets and two assists in 20 begins in La Liga for Barcelona. His former supervisor at worldwide stage, Ronald Koeman, beforehand hailed his high quality on the high finish of the pitch, saying:
“He has freedom right here, that’s what he must be the perfect Memphis. He can try this on this staff. When he’s a lone striker he tends to float again an excessive amount of, so we’ve a gap up entrance.
“However when he performs between the traces, like within the final half, he was so robust. He’s turning, attacking, he’s a pleasure to look at.”
The gem additionally caught the attention when he was enjoying in France for Lyon. In his final two campaigns in Ligue 1, he managed to rack up 29 targets and 14 assists, which exhibits that he has the flexibility to make a huge effect within the closing third – having confirmed himself in two main European leagues.
He would, subsequently, be a substantial improve on Wooden as his statistics recommend that he would supply way more to the staff each when it comes to discovering the again of the online and organising teammates.