Manchester United are decided to rope in Dutch midfielder Frenkie de Jong forward of the subsequent season. It’s understood that incoming supervisor Erik ten Hag is a large admirer of De Jong. The Barcelona midfielder had come to the limelight throughout Ten Hag’s stint as Ajax coach.
Based on a report by SBNATION, a reunion is within the offing because the Crimson Devils are determined to construct a revamped squad for subsequent season. Talks are present process with studies claiming that some Barca officers “assume they will get some huge cash out of a possible sale”.
It’s understood that Barcelona supervisor Xavi is against the switch of De Jong as he sees the midfielder as part of his long-term plan. Based on the report, Manchester United can signal 25-year-old midfielder however tit can solely happen if the English membership is able to pay a good-looking quantity.
Not too long ago throughout Barcelona’s match in opposition to Rayo Vallecano on April 25, De Jong was seen pissed off after he was substituted by Xavi on the hour mark. Ultimately, Barcelona needed to undergo a surprising 0-1 defeat in that recreation.
The Dutch footballer was an integral a part of the Ajax facet that had reached the Champions League semifinal within the 2018-19 season. Ajax was ultimately eradicated from the European competitors after struggling a defeat in opposition to Tottenham within the semifinal. His stellar present in that season was sufficient to impress Barcelona because the Blaugrana landed him forward of the 2019-20 season.
Until now De Jong has performed 139 matches for Barcelona and located the again of the web 13 instances. Within the ongoing version of La Liga, he has performed 31 matches and scored three targets together with three assists.
General, the present season has been a dismal one for Barcelona. The Catalan giants did produce a greater present within the second half of the season however nonetheless they are going to stay with no trophy this season. Furthermore they needed to undergo a painful Europa League exit after conceding defeat in opposition to Eintracht Frankfurt. Barcelona did handle to beat Actual Madrid within the second leg of La Liga however that was not sufficient to thwart the galacticos from clinching the home title. So, Xavi will undoubtedly be keen to retain De Jong to maintain the construction and form of his midfield intact.