Erik ten Hag takes matters into his own hands in the Frenkie de Jong case

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Pushed towards leaving FC Barcelona, ​​Frenkie de Jong (25) is getting a little closer to leaving or, more precisely, arriving at Manchester United every day. Frustrated with his season, ex-Ajax Amsterdam, who is under contract until 2025, were not exactly inclined to leave Catalonia. But the Barcelona side seem determined to make him go, they have priced him at €70m. Launched despite Xavi Hernández’s desire to keep the Dutch midfielder as reported AS in his edition of the day and as confirmed by the Catalan coach at a press conference this Saturday.

Xavi resists!

“For me he is a very important player. He was almost always a starter except when shooting. He’s a fundamental footballer, but there’s also the club’s economic situation. Not with Frenkie, I say that in general. He’s a player I really like, but we’ll see how the situation is.”. Either way, De Jong risks bringing the Culés big bucks. However, the Dutchman, coveted by Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus or Manchester City, would have given preference to Manchester United, as recently broadcast Cadena SER.

Gerard Romero, a well-informed Barça journalist, even hinted that Frenkie de Jong could be transferred to Manchester United this summer and the operation is expected to complete around €80m. A trend that was confirmed this Saturday. Corresponding Manchester evening news, Erik ten Hag himself decided to take matters into his own hands so as not to be surprised by the competition. Thus, the future Red Devils coach has already contacted Ali Dursun, De Jong’s representative, to find out the player’s intentions and also to tell him that he would like to have him back under his command.

FC Bayern Munich is on the lookout for Frenkie de Jong!

Determined to convince his former protégé, the Dutch coach also warned of his desire to put him at the heart of the Mancunian project, allowing him to regain some of the sensations he’s lost at the Catalan club in recent years Has. Regarding his position under Ten Hag during his time at Ajax, Frenkie de Jong continues to trust the Blaugranas for now. Aware of the trust Xavi is putting in him, the Dutchman is also considering joining a team that won’t play in the Champions League next season.

For their part, Barça, struggling economically and keen to change their face in the next financial year, are not closed to the idea of ​​a departure and would be willing to sell De Jong if an offer of 90-100 million euros came along. A large sum that does not seem to cool Mancunian’s spirits, as the British media indicate that the Man U board is preparing an offer that could reach up to 80 million euros, at the request of his next coach. What should the Blaugranas convince? Nothing is less certain, especially since a certain Julian Nagelsmann’s FC Bayern Munich is also looking for the Dutch gold nugget. The game promises to be close and the arguments put forward will carry some weight in the Barcelona midfielder’s final decision. When Frenkie de Jong goes SPORTS For its part, indicates that the Catalan leaders will activate the track of Carlos Soler, with whom an agreement has already been reached.

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