Lyon boss Rudi Garcia wants Memphis Depay to stay but would be happy if the attacker managed to get his move to Barcelona.

Reports in Spain state that Barcelona are close to signing Memphis Depay from Lyon for €25 million.

The Dutch international only has one year left on his contract with Lyon and is set to become one of Ronald Koeman’s first signings at Barcelona.

Speaking to Telefoot, Lyon boss Rudi Garcia said, “I read the Catalan press this morning. They talk about Memphis, but they also say Luis Suarez hasn’t left yet. And there was also a small left leg (Lionel Messi) Who wanted to leave, but still stays. So maybe there is no room for another player.

“Memphis is a top player, a fantastic player who has just returned from cruciate ligament surgery. If he stays with OL this season, we’ll only be stronger. But if he gets a chance to play at a club that can win the Champions League, and he plays a lot for them next season, I’ll personally drive him there with my car, like many of my other players.”




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