Tottenham enquire about international forward as Arsenal enter race for his signature

Tottenham and Arsenal look set to battle it out for Memphis Depay’s signing from Barcelona, with the Catalan club in desperate need of a financial boost.

Barca have been told that they must offload players before they can register any more players this summer, just as was the situation 12 months ago, and their intention to sign both Robert Lewandowski and Raphinha has been made public.

While Spurs are believed to be close to signing Clement Lenglet on an initial loan deal to aid their cause a little, they are claimed to have enquired about the availability of Depay also, and we are claimed to be interested also.

The DailyMail (citing claims that his intention is to play Champions League football which initially puts us on the backfoot, but the report also adds that movement is slow, and it won’t hurt to try our hand at signing him for the bargain £17 Million which is being mooted.

As much as Depay’s time in the Premier League could have been described as a flop previously, I wouldn’t read too much into his short stint at Manchester United where he was hardly used, and given the fact that he probably made the jump to the physical English division too young.

He is more physical and mature at this point in his career, and he could well feel that he has unfinished business in the PL, but it doesn’t look like his exit will be wrapped up swiftly.


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  1. there is no way that we are after him,he is the type of characters MA stays away from,by that i mean a bit of a hot head and not afraid to speak his mind.i could be mistaken but i doubt that he is at the stage of his career where he wants to play second fiddle to Kane.

  2. I would rather Arsenal go after Cody Gakpo, he is young, fast , precise and can also create goals in addition to scoring them. Whatever it is, we urgently need another midfielder and a back up LB/RB or someone who can play both LB and RB.


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