By Jonathan Spencer For Mailonline
Published: 23:59 BST, 15 September 2020 | Updated: 23:59 BST, 15 September 2020
Barcelona's pursuit of Memphis Depay appears to have hit a major stumbling block after Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas claimed the club can't make an offer due to their finances being crippled by the coronavirus crisis.
The Spanish giants have been in pursuit of the Lyon winger this summer as they look to bolster their attacking line - with new boss Ronald Koeman hoping to reunite with Depay after coaching him with Holland.
However, Lyon's president has poured cold water over Barcelona's £28million move after claiming that Josep Bartomeu called him to say that they can't make an offer for Depay due to the financial fall-out from the coronavirus crisis.
Memphis Depay has caught the attention of Barcelona after impressing in Ligue 1 with Lyon
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