Atletico Madrid have identified Memphis Depay as a potential replacement for Joao Felix, sources have told 90min.
The Portugal forward is on the verge of joining Chelsea on loan for the rest of the season, leaving Atletico with a rather gaping hole in their squad.
The transfer merry-go-round for forwards has led Diego Simeone’s side to Barcelona’s Memphis Depay, with Atletico in talks with La Blaugrana about a deal.
Barça would like to receive a fair offer in order to part ways with Depay immediately, though with his contract set to expire in the summer, they don’t have much leverage in this regard.
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While Depay is open to making the switch to Los Rojiblancos, he is currently considering all of his options. His camp are currently in touch with a number of foreign clubs who would be able to offer him a pre-contract offer – something Atletico are unable to do.
While a number of sides in England are interested in bringing Depay back to the Premier League, 90min reported last month that Serie A outfit Roma had been in touch with Barcelona about a January move.