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Depay ready to fight for Koeman at Barcelona
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Depay ready to fight for Koeman at Barcelona

Memphis Depay's arrival in Barcelona for a medical check-up before he joins his new teammates for preseason action was confirmed on Monday. The Netherlands international joined the Catalan outfit on a free transfer and will join the team on Tuesday where we could get to see him in action for them in the forthcoming preseason-friendly games. The move means that Depay will link up once again with Ronald Koeman and he insists that he is ready to fight for his new boss. “I was with Koeman in the national team, he gave me a lot of confidence and support even when I got injured,” he said. “He saw me fight to come back [from injury], now he has given me full support to come here, and I’m ready to fight for Koeman here, I’m very happy to be here in the best club.” READ: Toni Kroos i...
The Netherlands were not ready for the business stages of Euro 2020
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The Netherlands were not ready for the business stages of Euro 2020

The Euro 2020 competition continues to provide some shocking results and the biggest in the knockout stages thus far is the elimination of The Netherlands by The Czech Republic though the latter boasts a good head-to-head record against their opponents in recent times. Based on current form, the Dutch side have been very good compared to the Czech Republic, and they were seen as favorites going into the game. This was partly due to their 100% record in the group stage in comparison to Czech's qualification as one of the best losers. Regardless, how Frank de Boer's men went from a free-scoring side in the competition with 8 goals in the group stage to being restricted to zero shots on target in a game where they tagged favorites would forever remain a surprise. When you see that...
Barca can trigger third year option for Memphis Depay
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Barca can trigger third year option for Memphis Depay

It appears that Memphis Depay may stay longer at Barcelona than earlier reported with regards to the duration of his contract at Camp Nou. Esport3 in a report carried by Diario Sport suggests that there is a clause in the initial two-year contract that would allow for a unilateral one-year extension. The report further adds that the Catalan giants can inform Depay before December 31 2022 that they want to extend his contract, and this would be six months before the end of the two-year deal in question. Apparently, Memphis Depay rejected better economic proposals to sign for Barcelona is excited about the possibility of playing under the management of Ronald Koeman, his fellow Dutchman. READ: Kylian Mbappe asks to leave Paris Saint-Germain They've previously worked together in ...
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Big clubs eying Depay as Barca reportedly agree fee with Lyon

Lyon Captain and Netherlands international Memphis Depay appears to be one of the most sought after players this summer based on comments by club president Jean-Michel Aulas. Reports now suggest that Barcelona have agreed a fee with Lyon for the forward. La Liga giants Barcelona reportedly see Depay as one of the best options to solve their inadequacies in attack with current boss Koeman also reportedly interested in a reunion with the Dutchman at Camp Nou. Depay plays similarly to the likes of Messi and Griezmann as he likes to get the ball on his feet and create. Therefore, Koeman has identified the Ligue 1 star as someone he would like to acquire for Barcelona in his spell as manager. Regardless, Aulas has claimed that AS Roma have also joined the race for Depay. Roma last won ...