De Boer backs Depay & Wijnaldum to shine at Barcelona but warns Koeman not to sign just Dutch players

The Dutch pair are reportedly on the Camp Nou side’s list of targets since the former Netherlands coach took over

Ronald de Boer is confident Memphis Depay and Georginio Wijnaldum would fit in at Barcelona, but has warned Ronald Koeman not to sign too many Dutch players.

The Netherlands duo have been linked with moves to Camp Nou since Koeman was appointed as Quique Setien’s successor at the Catalan giants this summer.

Indeed, Goal revealed on Friday that Barca remain confident of landing Wijnaldum from Liverpool before the October transfer deadline.

The Reds midfielder himself  has stayed quiet about the links to the Catalan giants , while 26-year-old attacker  Depay has suggested he is open to leaving Lyon in the near future.

Ex-Barcelona and Netherlands player De Boer is sure Wijnaldum would join the midfield together while Depay would impress in attack, but he fears the presence of too many Dutchmen could upset the dressing room.

“As a commuter, Wijnaldum could be the cement between the stones,” he said to  Fox Sports.

“And Memphis really adds something individually, he can create something out of nothing.”

De Boer himself followed his former Ajax coach Louis van Gaal to Barca in 1999, joining a large contingent of Netherlands players at the club which included his twin…

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