Erik ten Hag convinces 25-year-old to make Man United transfer – report - Football Roof

Erik ten Hag convinces 25-year-old to make Man United transfer – report

Erik ten Hag has efficiently satisfied Frenkie De Jong to maneuver to Manchester United this summer season – however the Purple Devils are but to agree a charge with FC Barcelona, in line with stories within the British media.

The Daily Mirror is reporting that Ten Hag, who beforehand coached the Dutch midfielder at Ajax, launched an “irresistible appeal offensive” and has managed to persuade De Jong that his future lies at Previous Trafford.

Manchester United have had an preliminary bid of round £60m rejected by FC Barcelona however the Purple Devils are hoping {that a} recent provide of round £68m plus a package deal of add-ons will assist to seal the deal, the story says.

In keeping with the article, De Jong initially knowledgeable FC Barcelona that he has no intention of transferring to Previous Trafford when United’s curiosity first turned obvious, however Ten Hag has now managed to vary the midfielder’s thoughts.

The story additionally claims that Ten Hag needs to construct his new Manchester United workforce round De Jong’s expertise and the Purple Devils boss informed the midfielder that he’s making ready to deliver the “glory years” again to Previous Trafford.

The article additionally factors out that beneath Ten Hag, De Jong received the Dutch league and cup double again in 2019 earlier than the midfielder’s transfer to FC Barcelona that summer season.

De Jong has 43 caps for the Netherlands to his identify since having made his senior worldwide debut again in 2018.

Born in Gorinchem within the Netherlands, De Jong was at Ajax between 2015 and 2019 and he shortly established himself as an everyday fixture within the FC Barcelona workforce following his transfer three years in the past, scoring 13 objectives in 140 video games for the Catalan aspect.

At Ajax, De Jong scored 5 objectives in 89 video games for the Dutch membership’s first workforce earlier than his transfer to Spain.

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