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Barcelona top scorer who may not be a guaranteed starter under Barca new coach.

Barcelona have been in a perpetual crisis regarding the forward line since the beginning of the season. Be it injuries or poor quality, the Catalan giants have had little resources to tackle the situation.

Lionel Messi and Antoine Greizmann's departures within a month have greatly affected Barcelona in both quality and quantity.

Memphis Depay made his move to Barcelona in the summer on a free transfer from French Club Olympique Lyonnais. The Dutch striker entered preseason emphatically scoring in back-to-back games before he also assisted the Club's first league goal of the season.

The presence of Ronald Koeman on the sidelines served as a big motivation for Memphis Depay, for the duo had seen success together at the Dutch National team before.

The arrival of Xavi Hernandez as the new Barcelona's head coach has sent him down the pecking order. The former Lyon captain will definitely start the next few games, because he is one of the only available players up-front at the moment. However, he may not continue to be an undisputed starter under Xavi Hernandez, who will give everyone a chance from scratch.

The Barcelona's new coach is looking for true wingers to take on the flanks. That said, profiles like Ansu Fati's or Ousmane Dembele get more importance in the new setup.

Nevertheless, the new signing will have a few chances until the other players return from injury. That said, he will have chance to prove his worth and reverse the situation.


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