Tottenham Hotspur are prepared to spend £17m for ex Manchester United winger Memphis Depay but FC Barcelona are trying to secure a fee closer to £20m, based on a report in Spain..
Spanish media outlet Sport, as quoted by the Daily Mail, is reporting FC Barcelona have informed the Netherlands international he’s free to go out of the Catalan side this summer season at the best price.
Precisely the same article states that the Spanish giants have deemed the Dutch winger to be surplus to requirements adopting the signings of Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski and Leeds United winger Raphinha.
Based on similar article, the Poland international is likely to use Depay’s number 9 shirt in a supplemental indication that the Dutch star might be on how out at Camp Nou..
Sport is reporting that Spurs have mentioned a £17m offer for Depay but FC Barcelona are holding out for a transfer fee closer to £20m for the Netherlands international..
The Spanish media outlet indicate that Tottenham brought up the subject of signing Memphis with FC Barcelona during the negotiations of theirs for French defender Clement Lenglet.
Depay’s opinion on a move to London is unknown however the Netherlands international is joining a new look Spurs group with 6 summer signing already.
The Dutchman netted twelve times in twenty eight games in La Liga last season following the move of his to FC Barcelona from Lyon previous summer.
Depay endured a mostly disappointing spell at Manchester United, scoring 7 goals in fifty three games in all of competitions just for the Red Devils before leaving to enroll in Lyon. He moved to FC Barcelona last summer and also scored thirteen goals in thirty eight games last term..
Tottenham set to spend £17m for FC Barcelona winger Memphis Depay