The Netherlands international will not make a move to Barcelona should Ronald Koeman leave the club, as per reports from Mundo Deportivo.
was trying to get
to sign a contract withBarcelona
as the duo worked together when Koeman was managing the Dutch national team.
Juventus made an offer to Memphis which was better than Barcelona’s; however, the 27-year-old has set his heart on joining the Blaugrana.
The Dutchman has been featuring forLyon
since 2017 following a short spell at Manchester United.
Memphis’ transfer value is about €45m, but he is on the verge of becoming a free agent. Barcelona are keen on acquiring his services and that will not be possible if Koeman departs.
Memphis has met the back of the net 20 times and provided ten assists in 36 games he appeared in this season, with Lyon being fourth onLigue 1