Depay had switching options

Apparently, there were a few opportunities for a change for Memphis Depay in the past summer transfer window. Speaking to ESPN, the FC Barcelona striker reveals he has “his options” looked at and finally decided “for my chance to fight here”. The 28-year-old then adds: “I enjoy being at Barça.”

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Despite the competitive situation in the Catalans’ attack, the ball virtuoso is longing for more playing time: “I’m taken out after 60 minutes but I’m craving more. There is more space in the last 25 minutes of the game and I always have the opportunity to take advantage of that.” Depay is particularly looking forward to the upcoming games with the Dutch national team: “Here you know you’re going to play, so I’m extra motivated and grateful.”

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