Erik ten Hag has advised Manchester United’s director of soccer, John Murtough, to proceed with the membership’s pursuit of FC Barcelona midfielder Frenkie De Jong this summer time if the switch saga drags on into August, in accordance experiences within the British media.
The Guardian is claiming that Ten Hag doesn’t need the Pink Devils to surrender of their bid to land the 25-year-old Netherlands worldwide this summer time, regardless of a deal having proved troublesome to strike thus far.
Manchester United have been relentlessly linked with a transfer to land De Jong this summer time however thus far there was not a lot progress and no official updates to report.
Based on Italian reporter Fabrizio Romano, the proposed deal was last week “stalling” due primarily to the truth that the participant himself doesn’t wish to go away FC Barcelona this summer time.
Regardless of these ideas, The Guardian declare that Ten Hag is set for Manchester United to proceed their chase of the Netherlands worldwide this summer time and has advised the membership’s hierarchy to proceed their bid to land the participant even when De Jong has not arrived on the membership by the point the Premier League season kicks off subsequent month.
The summer time switch window is scheduled to shut on 1 September, that means that the Pink Devils will nonetheless be free to make additional acquisitions even after the brand new Premier League season has begun.
De Jong has travelled with FC Barcelona for his or her pre-season tour of america regardless of the Spanish membership having been reported to have advised the midfielder that they need him to go away to hitch Manchester United this summer time.
In the meantime, Manchester United – who completed sixth and with no trophy final time period – will tackle Crystal Palace of their subsequent pre-season pleasant conflict on Tuesday.