United had been reported through ESPN to have contacted the Dutchman’s representatives forward in their summer season pursuit for a brand new midfielder. With Paul Pogba and Nemanja Matic on their approach out, the Red Devils are in determined want of a high quality central-midfielder at Old Trafford subsequent season.
And now journalist Gerard Romero has shockingly published De Jong’s transfer to Man United is all however executed, with the membership set to pay round €80million (£69million) for the 24-year-old. Romero claims the participant’s go out is only an financial determination through Barcelona, whose monetary difficulties persist even after having to let mythical captain Lionel Messi move ultimate summer season.
Romero wrote on Twitter: “Before the end of the season and with a 95 per cent probability, Frenkie De Jong will be transferred to Manchester United.”
“It is a pure economic issue. Barça needs to sell a player who has not been top at the club.”
It is known that the Catalan aspect imagine his performances don’t warrant them conserving directly to the previous Ajax midfielder. They will due to this fact glance to money in whilst they can call for an enormous price and recoup the large price they paid again in 2019.
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A transfer would see De Jong reunited together with his former supervisor Erik ten Hag, who will take over at Old Trafford subsequent season. De Jong changed into a first-team big name beneath the Dutch boss as a teenager all through the 2017/18 season.
He used to be voted Eredivisie participant of the season after successful the league identify or even reached the Champions League semi-final earlier than creating a £65million transfer to Spain.