Memphis Depay makes an impressive list with his best move to FC Barcelona. The 27-year-old orange international is the 21st Dutch footballer to wear the Spanish club’s shirt.
Memphis about His long-awaited move to head coach Ronald Koeman’s side came to an end on Saturday. The striker, who was without transfers after 4.5 years at Olympique Lyon, signed for two seasons at the Camp Nou.
With Frenkie de Jong, Memphis will meet with one national of Barcelona’s pick. Sergino Dest was born in Almeira, but plays as a soccer player for the United States. The coaching staff has a strong Dutch touch with coach Ronald Koeman and his assistant Alfred Schroeder.
Johan Cruyff became the first Dutchman to join FC Barcelona in 1973. Amsterdam celebrated great successes in Catalonia in five seasons.
At the turn of the century, the number of Dutch in choosing Barcelona reached its peak. In the 1999/2000 season, coach Louis van Gaal had no fewer than eight Nationals: Ruud Hesp, Michael Reeseger, Winston Bogard, Frank de Boer, Ronald de Boer, Philip Coco, Bodewyn Zenden and Patrick Kluivert.
The overview lists only Dutch men who have played at least one league match for Barcelona’s first team.
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