Barcelona star Memphis Depay has moved to close down hypothesis linking him with an imminent summer season exit from the membership.
Dutch worldwide Depay has in fact endured one thing of a hit-and-miss debut marketing campaign in Catalunya.
Since his arrival as a free agent, the 28-year-old has drifted out and in of the beginning line-up on the Camp Nou, owing to a mix of health issues, competitors for locations and patchy type.
Regardless of having racked up a good 12 objectives throughout all competitions, lots of a Blaugrana persuasion have subsequently remained vital of Depay’s contributions, amid recommendations that the versatile attacker merely isn’t of the usual required for a membership of Barca’s stature.
Such qualms, in flip, have culminated in studies starting to mount forward of the summer season switch window swinging open that the Dutchman, introduced in beneath the watch of since-dismissed fellow countryman Ronald Koeman, could possibly be moved on after only a solitary season.
Chatting with the media on Monday, it subsequently got here as little shock when the topic of his future was put to Depay himself.
As alluded to above, although, the previous Manchester United expertise was eager to benefit from the chance to reiterate his dedication to the Barcelona trigger, insisting that he ‘desires to really feel essential right here for a number of years’.
Memphis Depay has been approached by Premier League golf equipment prior to now few weeks however nonetheless nothing superior. 🇳🇱 #FCB
Depay clarifies: “I got here right here at Barcelona with the need to play for the staff – and naturally I wish to really feel essential right here for a number of years”.
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) May 2, 2022
Depay subsequently took to social media to double down on his stance, too, as follows:
Strolling into Camp Nou is a sense I can’t clarify 🥶🙏🏽💙❤️ pic.twitter.com/nYaDtDqqWo
— Memphis Depay (@Memphis) May 2, 2022
Depay’s newest feedback on his future in fact come recent on the again of the Dutchman taking part in a key function in Barcelona’s return to successful methods.
After three defeats from 4 throughout all competitions, Xavi Hernandez’s troops welcomed RCD Mallorca to the Camp Nou for a La Liga conflict on Sunday evening.
And Depay, afforded a begin on the left wing, opened the sport’s scoring courtesy of a high quality piece of management and subsequent end:
Memphis Depay what a strike 😱 pic.twitter.com/azHZ9iINL6
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) May 1, 2022
A uncommon Sergio Busquets strike then put the Blaugrana two objectives to the nice early within the 2nd-half, making certain that Raillo’s end ten minutes from time was left to face as little greater than a comfort come the full-time whistle.