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Barcelona chief Cruyff open to Memphis sale; confirms Endrick meeting (plus more)

Barcelona chief Jordi Cruyff says their January spending will be limited due to Financial Fair Play.

Cruyff insists, however, they aim to be active during the winter market.

"The rules are what they are for everyone and, therefore, if we cannot sign, we have to continue, but if something can be done suddenly, we are clear about what we want to do," he told TV3.

They also asked him about other possible movements in the upcoming window and he stressed that there is no "exit plan" for Frenkie de Jong, although he was not so resounding with Memphis Depay.

"Let's see," he added. "In August he already had options to leave, but it didn't happen.

The forward's contract expires on June 30 but Cruyff did say that Robert Lewandowski's three-game ban may cause the Dutchman to end up staying.

"Now we have Lewandowski suspended for three games and if you then have an injury you still need something," he said.

On other names, he acknowledged that Endrick visited the club earlier is year and that he spoke with Xavi but that it was not a "negotiation" but rather a first contact to find out the situation of the pearl of Palmeiras.

Cruyff also explained that when the World Cup is over they want to talk to Sergio Busquets about his future. The midfielder's contract is up and he has practically decided to go play in MLS, specifically at Inter Miami.

"When he returns from the World Cup, with time, obviously there will be answers because the club also has to plan for the future," he said.

"(Busquets) deserves that respect, that he himself can decide how and when."



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