Tue 03 January 2023 | 17:53

Ruling out January transfers, Xavi tips Depay to make a difference

The Dutch striker failed to make an impact since his arrival as he just made three appearances this term. With the striker linked with a return to Manchester United, Xavi expects him to stay and "make a difference".


Memphis Depay

has only made three appearances for


this season, the Blaugrana boss believes the 28-year-old will make a difference in the remainder of the season while revealing he expects no transfer business this month.

Xavi Hernandez

told a press conference:

"We are who we are, and we are happy. The players want to win and they show me that in every training. I'm so happy with what I have

"I don't want anyone to leave. I'm delighted with the squad. It seems that there will be no market for us.

"I'm happy with Depay. His attitude is good and will be important to us. He has the ability to make a difference. He will have minutes, just like everyone else."

On their clash against


, Xavi added:

"When you play against your former team, you get very motivated. They have eight players who have passed through this house and for sure they are very motivated.



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