Memphis opens up on why he swapped Barca for Atletico


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The ahead has accomplished his transfer

Memphis Depay has been offered as a brand new Atletico Madrid participant after finishing his transfer from Barcelona.

The Dutchman spoke at a press convention and was requested about why he’d determined to hitch Diego Simeone’s facet.

“I had the experience of playing against them last year. I was impressed by the new stadium and the intensity with which they play, the fighting spirit,” he stated.

“We had a bad time, we lost. It’s a very big club and a good team. I’ve heard a lot of good stories about them. The club made it clear to me that they wanted me to be in the team.”

Memphis additionally revealed he had spoken to Antoine Griezmann concerning the membership earlier than deciding to make the leap.

“I already spoke with Griezmann before coming. He told me a lot of good things and when I arrived it was not a surprise. It was as I expected. They welcomed me with open arms and everything was comfortable and pleasant. It’s a wonderful stadium and I’d like to play a game and experience the feeling.”

The brand new signing will now be hoping for normal minutes at Atletico after struggling for sport time at Barcelona this season.

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