Koeman, Messi disagree over Barcelona transfer options

first_img Instead, Koeman has asked the club to pursue the much cheaper signing of Olympique Lyon forward Memphis Depay. The Blaugrana reportedly negotiating a 25 million euros’ transfer for the versatile attacker. Depay would be a great addition for the La Liga outfit given that his demands are not high, and he is just 26.Additionally, he is capable of playing in a central role, or as a left winger, who provides considerable width and pace.Antoine Griezmann will most likely return to his preferred position and therefore, a striker may not be the need of the hour. Read Also: JUST-IN: Luis Suarez plays down Barcelona exit talks Lionel Messi on the other hand is not a big fan of the Lyon superstar and wants the club to go for his compatriot in Lautaro Martinez. As such, the captain doesn’t even get on well with his French counterpart in Griezmann, so a move for Martinez seems to be of more fruition from the 33-year-old’s perspective with Philippe Coutinho playing on the left. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman is at crossroads with the club’s ace Lionel Messi over a critical issue surrounding the transfers. According to Diario GOL report, Koeman has decided to show the door to Luis Suarez with reports linking the former Liverpool superstar to Italian champions Juventus, with only the player’s release pending. The Catalans want a fee from the Bianconeri, whereas Suarez simply wants to be released and join the Serie A giants. Intrestingly, one of the main reasons why Lionel Messi wanted to leave was because his closest ally on and off the pitch was being asked to go. However, the Argentinian international has now decided to stay until the next year. Nonetheless, he had been recommending the signing of Lautaro Martinez to the board since several months, but that too seems an issue right now. Barcelona posted a picture on Instagram showing Messi back in training on Monday Diario GOL report further claimed that the new Barca coach has passed on the Inter Milan striker considering the huge costs involved in his quest. Loading… Promoted Content8 Things You Didn’t Know About CoffeePortuguese Street Artist Creates Hyper-Realistic 3D Graffiti10 Absolutely Stunning Asian ActressesSuper Recognizable Outfits That Actors Wore In The Famous MoviesWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?A Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic Bombs5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksHow Most Popular Food In The World Came To Be7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The World6 Unforgettable Shows From The 90s That Need To Make A ComebackTop 10 Most Romantic Nations In The World6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A Dronelast_img

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