Frenkie de Jong’s potential transfer to Manchester United has been an enormous speaking level since their newly appointed supervisor Erik ten Hag arrived on the membership. A number of media retailers not too long ago steered that Manchester United had been even profitable in reaching an preliminary settlement with Barcelona over a €65 million payment plus add-ons for the Dutch footballer. Although, now in an enormous twist it’s being understood that De Jong has knowledgeable Barcelona that he is not going to go away the Spanish soccer membership this summer time.
And this choice is predicted to affect each Manchester United and Barcelona. The Previous Trafford-based outfit had all the time seen De Jong as their prime goal in midfield. For Barcelona, alternatively, it is a massive blow as they had been keen to safe a payment nearer to €100 million for the 25-year-old Dutchman.
A report revealed by Sport claims that De Jong has determined to play for the Blaugranas and proper now he doesn’t intend to depart. It’s additional reported that he has already communicated the choice to each the golf equipment.
The report additionally means that in current instances De Jong even began to doubt his agent Ali Dursun, due to his persuasion to ship him at Manchester United.
Beforehand, in the course of the post-season worldwide break final month, De Jong had opened up on his potential switch transfer.
‘I desire to stick with Barcelona,’ De Jong was quoted whereas speaking to ESPN.
“Barcelona is simply my dream membership. Additionally from a younger age. I simply stated it too. I’ve by no means regretted my selection although I had hoped for extra by way of prizes than I’ve achieved thus far. However I’ve by no means regretted my selection,” he had additional added.
De Jong beforehand had clinched the home league title and in addition reached the Champions League semi-finals below Ten Hag at Ajax. He had joined the Catalan giants forward of the 2019-20 season.
To this point, he has donned the Barca jersey 140 instances and located the again of the web 13 instances. De Jong featured in 30 matches for Barcelona with three targets and as many assists to his title within the not too long ago concluded La Liga.
In worldwide circuit, he has managed to play 44 instances.