Towards the end of May, Sport reported Arsenal have asked about Barcelona’s Memphis Depay.

The forward joined the La Liga side on a free transfer last summer and hit the ground running at the Camp Nou.

However, the 28-year-old lost prominence in the second half of the season due to injuries and the attacking additions made in January. He’s managed 13 goals and two assists from 38 matches.

The Catalan club are looking to further bolster their attack this summer. Despite this, the former Lyon man wants to continue at Barca.

According to Sport, the Blaugrana could finally ‘opt for his sale’ if there is an ‘attractive’ proposal that suits all parties. Xavi Hernández’s side are looking to sign Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski and Leeds United’s Raphinha.

If both end up at Barca, they will have to let go some of their attackers. The Netherlands international, then, will find it hard to have regular minutes next season.

At the moment, the Spanish giants have not said anything to the Dutchman’s agent. They could open the door for him depending how the market evolves. Sport state there are several clubs interested in him, ‘especially Arsenal’.

Memphis wants to continue at Barcelona, but at the same time, also wants to know what role he will have under Xavi next season. He needs to have game time in order to represent the Netherlands at the Qatar World Cup. 

Arsenal could carry out a deal this summer if they make a proposal that can convince both Barca and Memphis.