Memphis Depay has been one of the signings what has he done so far Barcelona ahead of the 2021/22 season. I arrive free from Lyon and he has already debuted and scored as a Barça player. Yesterday granted a interview with Mundo Deportivo in which he left some pretty interesting messages.
First, he assures that he came to Barcelona despite offering him less money: “It fits my way of playing better“. He knew of the interest of the Barcelona for just over a year, and says that’s something that it made him feel very good and gave him an extra confidence, because it reaffirmed that he was doing things right.
He also spoke of his relationship with Koeman, whom he had as a coach in the Netherlands: “He told me we had to change things in the club, but I changed agency because to go to Barcelona was the perfect time“He assures that he was never nervous for the jump to the culé team, but it was a great happiness for him know how interested they were.
From small to Memphis called him ‘little Kluivert’, and Patrick himself shared a photo of Depay as a child already with a Barcelona jersey: “He had given it to me my grandfather and one day I told him I was going to play there. I’ve had to work hard and dream big but it’s very nice to come to this club“.
Depay is ambitious and assures that he wants win all possible titles. He also talks about His tattoos, that he has all over his body and that began to be done with 15 years: “Some are motivational words, others of people I lost and others of good times for me, like my debut in the World Cup “
“I have worked very hard to get here, but it is very nice”
– Memphis Depay
Assures that still has space for some in case he wins a Barça title. He visited the Barcelona museum and said he felt part of the great story in the club. A Barcelona that answers that what he likes the most is seeing how in these years it has been built to be what it is today.
“It’s crazy to see how football has developed to be the most important sport in the world, and this club is the best. The tour I did was amazing and I will repeat it, because I still think I missed a lot of information. “