This was revealed by respected Italian sports journalist, Fabrizio Romano, via his Twitter handle on Wednesday afternoon.
“But the final agreement is still to be reached between Barça and Olympique Lyonnais – talks ongoing.”
Recall that Depay had been linked with a move to Barcelona in the past few days as admired by Barca coach Ronald Koeman, his former Netherlands boss.
The 26-year-old tops Barcelona’s list of players that will replace Luis Suarez when the former Liverpool hitman eventually leaves the Camp Nou.
Speaking about the possibility of him leaving Lyon this summer, Depay said last month: “I do not see the future, I do not know if I’ll do the full season here. I’ve been here for four years, and I became a captain.