Atletico Madrid are stepping up their interest for Barcelona striker Memphis Depay.
Barça and Atletico are aware that the Dutchman is predisposed to open negotiations to leave for Madrid while waiting to reach an economic agreement on a two-and-a-half year deal, as per Sport.
Atlético expressed their interest in Memphis knowing there is a possibility in the deal. Previously, their sporting committee had helr talks with the player’s representatives to find out his willingness to play for the club from January and the Dutchman did not close the door.
Once the negotiations with Barcelona advanced, Memphis will leave after he confirmed to all parties that he welcomes this option.
Despite everything, Memphis has another proposal on the table, which could be Newcastle United, and he could pick the highest bidder, although the Atlético project is more attractive.