Manchester United make opening bid for De Jong

Although Frenkie de Jong continues to specific his want to stay at Barcelona, it appears to be like as if a transfer to Manchester United could also be within the playing cards.

The Dutchman was a part of the Blaugrana’s equipment launch for the 2022/23 season, however it appears he is not assured to put on it. That is as a result of Barcelona are determined to cut back their wage invoice, as they cannot signal new gamers till they accomplish that.

Ten Hag makes a transfer

De Jong’s sale would unencumber some a lot wanted area for Barcelona, and Manchester United are actually prepared to assist them out.

New supervisor Erik ten Hag helped the midfielder turn out to be a key determine throughout their time at Ajax, and he is reportedly already spoken with him a couple of transfer Manchester, the place he would make him a focus in his aspect.

Sporting concerns

De Jong not too long ago said that he’s extra comfy with the model of play of the Dutch nationwide crew than that of the Blaugrana, and Manchester are anticipated to play extra like the previous.

One other concern for the Dutch midfielder is Xavi‘s unwavering perception in Sergio Busquets, which implies his spot in beginning XI on the Camp Nou is not all the time assured.

United’s provide

Between Ten Hag’s want to signal him and a contest for locations at Barcelona, all indicators appear to point a future removed from Spain. United’s reported provide is 60 million euros plus 20 million in bonuses, which is alleged to have been warmly acquired by Barcelona.

Revenue for Barcelona

Barcelona know they will get a very good deal for a participant that initially price them 75 million. United’s provide would permit them to rid themselves De Jong’s remaining 40 million in wages, whereas permitting them to make a revenue of about 50 million.

That determine would assist them cut back the losses from final season, although Barca are assured they will get an excellent greater charge from United.