Barcelona is looking for reinforcement in the attack for quite a long time now, with Lautaro Martinez earlier being declared as their top priority. However, the Argentine’s transfer to Camp Nou gets more complicated day by day, which forces the Catalan club to look for other options — Memphis Depay currently being one of them.
Yesterday, Lautaro’s agent claimed that the 23-year-old will continue at Inter:
“Lautaro’s future? There’s absolutely nothing with Real Madrid, we didn’t speak about it or about Barcelona. Lautaro stays here at Inter.”Beto Yaqué, Lautaro’s Agent
Besides this statement, Barcelona does not want to close any operation before generating revenue from player sales. Barcelona representatives are still in Milan to find a solution, particularly on the player’s price tag, but they haven’t been successful so far.
Having said that, Real Madrid and Manchester City are also lurking the situation in case Barça fail in their attempt to sign the young striker.
Neymar slams the Barcelona board: “Incredible how they do things”
After Lionel Messi bashed the Barcelona board in his farewell post for Luis Suarez, former Barça winger Neymar Jr. also added his comment on the club’s management. The Brazilian commented: “Incredible how they do
Messi, Suarez, and Neymar had a wonderful time at Barcelona together, forming an historical trident that scored a combined 384 goals.
Neymar left Barcelona controversially in August 2017 after PSG decided to pay his release clause without negotiatIng with the Catalan club. After that, the 28-year-old faced some legal problems with the board regarding a bonus payment — but the case ended in Barcelona’s favor.
As things stand, president Josep Maria Bartomeu is under serious pressure, and we will have to wait for the progress in the vote of no-confidence to see whether he will remain in charge until March 2021.