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Ronald Koeman can´t believe it: the €45 million jewel for which Zinedine Zidane and Andrea Pirlo will battle

Both European giants are chasing one of the most famous players in Europe who has played a World Cup semifinal and played for the Spanish side.

Ronald Koeman, Zinedine Zidane, Andrea Pirlo..
Ronald Koeman, Zinedine Zidane, Andrea Pirlo..

As it happens every six months the European transfer markets will be shaken in a few days if both Real Madrid and Juventus keep on fighting for the jewel they are looking for. He is valued in €45 million and could be one of the biggest movements of the season. He has played a World Cup semifinal.

Playing for Olympique Lyon since 2017, Dutchman Memphis Depay is the name That both Zinedine Zidane and Andrea Pirlo are battling for. This could represent shocking news for Barcelona's coach Ronald Koeman. It was supposed that the club could go after him. And possibly, with a good discount.

26-year-old Depay was one of the knew the stars that showed a great performance in the 2014 World Cup celebrated in Brazil. Netherlands national team had an extraordinarily strong display until they fell against Argentina in the penalty shootout in semifinals. The South Americans would later lose against Germany in the final match.

It is expected that the French club that acquired Depay from Manchester United in January 2017 for €16 million could now release him for just €5 million. His market value is still estimated around €45 million. A successful move could mean a wonderful deal for whoever is the club that grabs him up.

Depay’s past

After being raised in the PSV Eindhoven Academy, the wing striker made a move to Manchester United at the beginning of 2015 six months after his solid display in the 2014 World Cup. The English giants bought him for €34 million. So far he has scored 21 goals in 54 appearances for his national team.

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