Lyon’s sporting director Juninho Pernambucano expects Memphis Depay to hitch Barcelona earlier than the switch window closes on Monday night time.
The Dutch ahead, who struggled for kind throughout his two-year spell at Man United seems to be poised to hyperlink up together with his former Netherlands boss, Ronald Koeman, on the Camp Nou.
The 26-year-old was omitted of Lyon’s sport in opposition to Marseille on Sunday night time as a transfer edges nearer to completion.
“He has 12 months left on his contract,” Juninho advised Telefoot. “He has an settlement with Barcelona, we received’t conceal it.
“It’s potential that tomorrow he indicators for Barca, however it isn’t sure. Probably the most possible factor is that he goes.”
Barca are set to pay €25million (£23m), plus add-ons, in accordance with journalist Fabrizio Romano.
The Catalan giants are determined to steadiness their books – which may pave the way in which for Ousmane Dembele to hitch United on deadline day.
Talks between the 2 sides are persevering with, with a transfer for Borussia Dortmund starlet Sancho ‘just about not possible’ in accordance with German sources.
Edinson Cavani and Alex Telles are anticipated to be confirmed as United signings on Monday, whereas extra late offers may observe.
The stress has intensified on supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after the calamitous 6-1 residence defeat to Tottenham on Sunday.
When pressed concerning the impending deadline final week the Norwegian insisted he was pleased with the squad at his disposal.
“There are various methods to enhance the staff,” he mentioned. “We’re working right here to get higher.
“I preserve studying about gamers that needs to be taking part in as a substitute of ones which might be taking part in: that tells me I’ve acquired a powerful squad. “We have to get match and preserve injury-free however there may be extra competitors for locations now.”