Memphis Depay: ‘I’m very excited to join Barcelona’

New signing Memphis Depay has officially arrived in Barcelona ahead of his first training session on Tuesday morning.

The Dutch international has confirmed he is very excited for a new adventure.

Memphis has signed for the Catalan club on a Bosman deal after his contract with Lyon expired.

Ronald Koeman made an impassioned plea for the Blaugrana to secure his signature.

After touching down in Barcelona, Memphis Depay introduced himself to fans.

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Memphis Depay on joining Barcelona

“Hello guys, it’s Memphis, I just touched down in Barcelona and I’m very excited for a new challenge.”

“A new adventure and I hope to see you guys soon in the stadium,” Memphis Depay declared.

The player also spoke of how he hopes to win many titles at the club, while he thanked Koeman for his support.

“He gave me confidence when I was injured and saw my recovery,” Memphis said of his former Netherlands coach.

“He supported my move here, to the biggest club in the world, and I’m ready to offer my best.”

Barcelona’s intention is to unveil Memphis as a new signing on Thursday.

He is one of their major summer recruits.

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Herman Nnyanzi 'The Analyst' is a Ugandan multimedia sports journalist who started his career in 2017. He has a genuine strong love for sports and expertise, especially football. Contact me on +256704472629 or +256786403603

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