By Kieran Lynch For Mailonline
Published: 23:46 BST, 18 September 2020 | Updated: 23:47 BST, 18 September 2020
AC Milan are believed to have overtaken Barcelona as favourites to land Lyon winger Memphis Depay.
Ronald Koeman has been heavily linked with a move to bring the Depay, who he knows from his days as the Dutch national coach, to the Nou Camp this summer.
But Lyon club president Jean-Michel Aulas claimed that his opposite number Josep Bartomeu, told him the La Liga club cannot afford to buy the 26-year-old who is valued at £28m.
Memphis Depay has entered the final year of his contract at Lyon and could be set to move
Stefano Pioli's AC Milan now look like favourites to sign the Dutchman this summer
Now Diario AS have reported that the Serie A giants have overtaken Barcelona in the race for the Dutch winger.
Stefano Pioli's side are interested in bringing Depay, who is in the last year of his deal, to the club in exchange for Lucas Paqueta.
Depay has no intent on extending his current deal which expires in July 2021, while Paqueta is currently under control