Depay was heavily linked with a move to the Nou Camp this summer but a switch failed to materialise due to ‘ rules'.

Barca boss Ronald Koeman is still keen to get his man when the reopens in January but the Catalan giants could turn to PSV Eindhoven's Donyell Malen if they are unsuccessful in their pursuit of Depay.

The 21-year-old Dutchman has four years left on his contract in Holland but has impressed this season, notching five goals and providing two assists in nine games.

Like Depay, Malen is a player Koeman knows from his days as Holland boss with the 57-year-old handing the attacker his senior international debut last year. Continue reading

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