Barcelona president Joan Laporta insists it was the club’s decision to hand the Memphis Depay’s No 9 shirt. To new striker Robert Lewandowski from Bayern Munich this summer. According to Deerio Sport online on Friday.
Lewandowski, who joined from Bayern Munich for €50 million, wore the number 12 shirt for pre-season friendly. But that was only a temporary number before Laporta gave Lewandowski the number 9 shirt on the official launch day. And confirm that it is the decision of the club. It’s not an agreement between the players. UFABET
‘It’s the club’s decision.’ Laporta said.
‘For various reasons the club is interest for the image to publicize. We think it was the right decision. It was done with respect to Memphis. Who fully understood it. With all due respect to Memphis’
Depay has link with a move away from Camp Nou this summer. The latter is out of coach Xavi Hernandez’s plans and the No. 9 shirt. Being repossessed could spur team the 28-year-old forward to seek a quicker exit from the club.