Netherlands’ forward Memphis Depay signs with Atletico Madrid
La Liga giants Barcelona have agreed to sell their star forward Memphis Depay to rivals Atletico Madrid. The Dutchman had a disastrous season, as he scored just one goal against Elche.
Depay had been linked with several clubs, including Premier League outfits Manchester United, Arsenal, Newcastle United and Tottenham. But he chose Atletico Madrid. As per Fabrizio Romano, Memphis Depay will leave Barcelona to join Atletico Madrid with an agreement reached on a fee of approximately € 3-4 million.
Memphis Depay, traveling to Madrid in order to undergo medical tests as new and sign as Atlético Madrid player ⚪️🔴✈️ #Atléti
Deal completed on €3/4m fee.
🎥 @JijantesFC pic.twitter.com/WXLNbLC4vP
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 19, 2023
According to Romano, the 28-year-old will sign a two-and-a-half-year deal with Atletico. The Dutchman has flown to Madrid and is currently undergoing medical. Depay will be soon unveiled as Atletico Madrid’s latest signing. He will be replacing Joao Felix, who made a loan move to Premier League club Chelsea.
Additionally, Yann Sommer has signed a permanent deal with Bayern Munich. The Swiss goalkeeper is undergoing medical at the German club and will be soon announced as their latest signing. While Sommer’s former club Borussia Mönchengladbach have signed Jonas Omlin to replace Sommer.