Manchester United are considering a move to return the former star to Old Trafford and Arsenal are in the process of signing Plan B amid claims Mihailo Madrik is having a headache.
Memphis Depay returns to Manchester United
Barcelona attacker Memphis Depay has decided to return to Manchester United following his impending exit from Nou Camp.
The Dutchman has only started four games this season, leaving him well down the pecking order under Xavi Hernandez. With Robert Lewandowski, Rafinha, Ousmane Dembele, Ferran Torres and Ansu Fati all in front of him, it’s easy to see why the game is so limited.
His contract at Camp Nou expires in the summer, making the player eligible to sign a pre-contract deal abroad.
United are in need of a new forward following Cristiano Ronaldo’s tough exit. And with finances tight at Old Trafford this month, it looks like Memphis can offer a solution.
Even though Xavi never intended to give him a new contract, The Barcelona boss recently sent a message to Manchester United and other suitors over the attacker.
however, sportsDepay made it clear that he was determined and wanted a return to Old Trafford.
And they argue that with just six months left on his contract, an offer from Eric ten Hag is likely to be accepted by Barcelona.
They say talks have already taken place and Memphis has made it clear that he wants to return.
Ten Hag considers raid on Memphis
Ten Hag is reportedly considering a move before the January window closes. Probably because he also has other irons in the fire.
According to reports, Barcelona May allow Memphis to leave this month with a fee of around £7million. But United want a loan deal until the end of the season.
And any deal will likely include a clause banning him from playing against Barcelona in any future Europa League match.
But a return to Old Trafford would complete an amazing career U-turn for the 28-year-old.
After signing Louis van Gaal for £25m from PSV in the summer of 2015, Depay stayed at United for two years. However, his time at Old Trafford came under heavy attack, One critic compares him to a Peruvian pan flutist.
He scored just seven goals in 53 appearances before moving to Lyon where he enjoyed great success.
MUDRYK cools feet as Arsenal’s target alternative
Arsenal have reconsidered considering signing Mihailo Madrik amid claims Chelsea are looking to sign the winger.
Shakhtar’s star is currently one of the most in-demand stars in the world and has an enormous reputation.
Indeed, the Ukrainian side are reportedly seeking £88.5m for the star player.
Knowing that Mudryk wants to sign with them, arsenal There are two bids, the latter worth £44.2m and missing add-ons.
And now they are in big trouble, with Chelsea appearing to be harassing them over a deal.
They have focused this week on negotiations with Shakhtar over his transfer and we’re getting closer to meeting their ratings.
now Sun Mudryk claims to have been torn over which club to sign for for the first time. And with Chelsea looking ready to spend more than they do for his acquisition, the Gunners will now reportedly be looking elsewhere.
for that reason, daily telegraph Arsenal insist they won’t get into a bidding war with Chelsea over Madric.
And the newspaper claims it is aiming to sign Joao Felix instead.
The Portuguese striker appears ready to leave Atletico Madrid on loan this month. Atletico are reportedly seeking a fee of around £10.5m, combined with compensation for his wages until the end of the season.
It doesn’t look like a big deal for Arsenal at the moment, but they believe there is room for negotiation and Felix can be acquired.
Mikel Arteta also has a secret weapon that the current Gunners star is working on to convince Ferris to join Arsenal..
BIG GUNS FIGHT FOR WILFRIED ZAHA
Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha will have to choose between two giant clubs this year.
His contract at Selhurst Park is currently in the final six months, and the Eagles are likely to lose their star player on a free transfer.
But with the 30-year-old able to negotiate a pre-contract agreement overseas this month, the competition for a contract with him is heating up.
Indeed, he has been linked to Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham and more in recent months.
But evening standard The winger is likely heading abroad and insists he will choose between Juventus and Barcelona.
The European giant has been monitoring his situation and has reportedly revealed to his agent their desire to sign him on a freelance basis.
crystal palace However, boss Patrick Vieira wants Zaha to remain in Selhurst Park.
Providing an update on his situation, he said: He is an important player for the club and is well loved here.
“We’ll have to wait and see to see what he does. What matters is the commitment he shows in the game.”
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