Memphis Depay made his debut as a Barcelona player this Saturday as Barcelona defeated Girona 3-1. After the match in which he scored his first goal for his new club, he spoke.
Memphis now knows what it is like to play for Barcelona. And Memphis also knows what it is like to score for Barcelona. After his goal in the win over Girona, the Dutchman gave his thoughts.
On his debut, the striker made it clear how happy he was after coming on in the 42nd minute of Rey Minaj: “I’m happy to be able to play my first minutes. I enjoyed it. I’m very happy.”
Memphis also referred to the pressure and expectation on him as a result of his signing. But the Dutchman, far from fearing it, accepts it: “I know a lot is expected of me and I’ve worked hard. They were very nice moments.”
To conclude, the former Lyon player, who Koeman praised after the game, wanted to highlight how keen he is to play at a full Camp Nou: “When we play at the stadium, it will also be incredible. The fans will give us energy in the stadium.”