Man United ready to supply €70m to signal FC Barcelona star – report


Manchester United are “assured” that FC Barcelona will decrease their asking value for Frenkie De Jong and the Pink Devils might return with a bid of €70m for the Dutch midfielder, in line with reviews within the British media.

The Guardian is claiming that the Pink Devils really feel positive that the Spanish membership can be keen to decrease their asking value for the midfielder as a result of their pressing want to boost funds this summer time.

The identical article says that, as has been extensively reported elsewhere in current days, Manchester United have failed with a bid of €60m (£51.3m) plus a possible €10m in add-ons in current days – however the Pink Devils might now return with an improved supply of €70m plus add-ons for the proficient midfielder.

Based on the story, the Premier League membership really feel assured of their bid to signal De Jong this summer time, due primarily to the Spanish outfit’s troublesome monetary place and lack of suitors from elsewhere.

The Guardian describe De Jong as new Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag’s “prime goal” for the summer time switch window because the Dutchman appears to be like to form his squad forward of his first season in cost.

The story additionally claims that Ajax defender Jurrien Timber – who has been linked with a transfer to Previous Trafford this summer time – is about to remain on the Dutch membership.

In the meantime, Italian reporter Fabrizio Romano has claimed that De Jong himself is “nonetheless calm” concerning his future regardless of the hypothesis linking him with a transfer to Previous Trafford this summer time.

Posting on his personal Twitter account on Friday, the journalist confirmed that Manchester United are nonetheless in direct contact with FC Barcelona a couple of deal for De Jong.

“Manchester United and Barca, nonetheless in direct contact for Frenkie De Jong. Deal nonetheless on, his wage can be actually big subsequent season – that is the primary downside for Barca.

“€60m plus €10m bid turned down final week – Barca need €85m price. Frenkie, nonetheless calm and ready.”

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