Frenkie De Jong is set to join Manchester United from Barcelona, according to a new report from Spain that claims United’s offer is too big to be ignored.
About Frenkie’s Departure
Frenkie De Jong has accepted his destiny and is reportedly preparing to live away from Camp Nou after his time in Barcelona is over.
The midfielder reportedly has Erik Ten Hag’s priority signature prior to the summer transfer window, which officially opens on Friday.
The Dutchman, one of the highest-paid players on the team, was hesitant to leave Catalonia because his dream was to play for the Blaugrana, where he believes he can improve under Xavi.
However, Manchester United’s insistence, Erik ten Hag’s interest in him, and the pressure Barcelona may place on his player could cause him to change his mind.
Barcelona’s Financial Status seems to be Quite Concerning
Financial struggles are stopping Barcelona from making development and making their sporting plans in advance of the subsequent season because the Blaugrana haven’t controlled to reinforce their squad yet.
To do this, they need to complete a deal to sell TV rights and some of Barca’s licensed merchandise (BLM ) and redeem players to make room for salary caps.
For this reason, Barcelona seems ready to dismiss Frenkie de Jong while Manchester United decides to sign the Dutch national team.
The Red Devils are offering 60 million euros plus 20 million euros in bonuses from their attempt to round up De Jong’s offer and Barcelona does not believe they can secure a comparable offer for a player to enter. this summer.
Barcelona believed the offer to be too good to get turned down as their financial situation did not allow them to turn down a huge amount of cash although Xavi Hernandez was pleased with De Jong’s performance and professionalism.
If Barcelona signs a deal to sell Frenkie De Jong to Manchester United, his sale will be the second most expensive transfer in club history after Neymar.
De Jong arrived at Camp Nou in the summer of 2019 for an additional €11 million in addition to €75 million. After providing 2 goals and 4 assists in 42 games in 2019/20, he played 51 games next season, providing 7 goals and 8 assists.